Alabama Department of Education's releases new list of failing schools

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other non-failing public schools or to private schools.

The department says five schools were added to the new list. They are Barbour County Intermediate School, Lafayette High School, Abbeville High School, Jeremiah A. Denton Middle School in Mobile County, and Bessemer City High School.

Four schools dropped off the list: Samson Middle School, Brighton Middle School and Robinson Elementary School in Birmingham; and Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Tuscaloosa.

Three schools came off the list because they closed: Center Street Middle School and Hill Elementary School in Birmingham and Tarrant Middle School.

Here are the 76 Alabama schools classified as failing by the Alabama Department of Education under the Alabama Accountability Act:

(Alphabetical order by county then city)

Barbour County

Barbour County Intermediate School

Barbour County Junior High School

Bullock County

Bullock County High School

Chambers County

Lafayette Eastside Elementary School

Lafayette High School

John P Powell Middle School

Cullman County

Cullman Child Development Center

Dallas County

Brantley Elementary School

Keith Middle-High School

Southside High School

Tipton Durant Middle School

Greene County

Greene County High School

Carver Middle School

Hale County

Greensboro High School

Henry County

Abbeville High School

Jefferson County

Center Point High School

Lowndes County

Hayneville Middle School

Lowndes County Middle School

Macon County

Notasulga High School

Tuskegee Institute Middle School

Marengo County

John Essex High School

Marengo High School

Mobile County

Jeremiah A. Denton Middle School

Augusta Evans School

Booker T Washington Middle School

Mae Eanes Middle School

Mobile County Training Middle School

Scarborough Middle School

Montgomery County

Bellingrath Middle School

Brewbaker Middle School

Capitol Heights Middle School

Children's Center

Floyd Elementary School

Goodwyn Middle School

McKee Middle School

Southlawn Middle School

Perry County

Francis Marion High School

Pickens County

Pickens County High School

Russell County

Russell County Middle School

Shelby County

Linda Nolen Learning Center

Sumter County

Kinterbish Junior High School

North Sumter Junior High School

York West End Junior High School

Tuscaloosa County

Davis-Emerson Middle School

Washington County

McIntosh High School

Wilcox County

Camden School Of Arts & Technology

Anniston City

Anniston Middle School

Bessemer City

Bessemer High School

Birmingham City

Bush K-8

Green Acres Middle School

Hayes K-8 (formerly Whatley K-8 School)

Martha Gaskins K-5

WE Putnam Middle School-Magnet

Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School

Arrington Middle School

Wylam K-8

Decatur City

Brookhaven Middle School

Fairfield City

Forest Hills Middle School

Gadsden City

Litchfield Middle School

Huntsville City

SR Butler High School

Chapman Middle School

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School

Davis Hills Middle School

Edward White Middle School

JO Johnson High School

Lakewood Elementary School

James Dawson Elementary

Westlawn Middle School

Lanett City

Lanett Junior High School

Linden City

George P Austin Junior High School

Linden Elementary School

Midfield City

Midfield High School

Selma City

R.B.Hudson Middle School

Talladega City

Zora Ellis Junior High School

Tuscaloosa City

Central High School

Westlawn Middle School


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