Alabama honoring top 50 schools with $1 million for reading success

Alabama honoring top 50 schools with $1 million for reading success
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The Alabama State Department of Education has announced the 50 schools that will share $1 million allotted by the Alabama Legislature during the 2018 legislature session.

Each school will receive a $20,000 check. The award is to recognize teachers and students who achieved proficiency in reading during last year’s Scantron Performance Series Reading Assessment.

The 50 schools are listed below:

  • Randolph Park Elementary School – Anniston City
  • Attalla Elementary School – Attalla City
  • Billingsley High School – Autauga County
  • Pine Level Elementary School – Autauga County
  • Fairhope Elementary School – Baldwin County
  • Silverhill School – Baldwin County
  • Spanish Fort Elementary School – Baldwin County
  • Swift Elementary School – Baldwin County
  • Phillips Academy – Birmingham City
  • Appalachian School – Blount County
  • Clanton Intermediate School – Chilton County
  • Southern Choctaw Elementary School – Choctaw County
  • Cleburne County Elementary School – Cleburne County
  • Kinston School – Coffee County
  • Hatton Elementary School – Colbert County
  • Leighton Elementary School – Colbert County
  • Pleasant Home School – Covington County
  • WS Harlan Elementary School – Covington County
  • Cold Springs Elementary School – Cullman County
  • Parkside Elementary School – Cullman County
  • Chestnut Grove Elementary School – Decatur City
  • Fyffe High School – DeKalb County
  • Henagar Junior High School – DeKalb County
  • Sylvania School – DeKalb County
  • Highlands Elementary School – Dothan City
  • Berry Elementary School – Fayette County
  • Geneva County Elementary School – Geneva County
  • Samson Elementary School – Geneva County
  • Slocomb Elementary School – Geneva County
  • F.E. Burleson Elementary School – Hartselle City
  • Abbeville Elementary School – Henry County
  • Bluff Park Elementary School – Hoover City
  • Deer Valley Elementary School – Hoover City
  • Greystone Elementary School – Hoover City
  • Mount Olive Elementary School – Jefferson County
  • South Lamar School – Lamar County
  • Central High School – Lauderdale County
  • Underwood Elementary School – Lauderdale County
  • Sweet Water High School – Marengo County
  • Eichold-Mertz School of Math and Science – Mobile County
  • Mountain Brook Elementary School – Mountain Brook City
  • Crestline Elementary School – Mountain Brook City
  • Pelham Oaks Elementary School – Pelham City
  • Wedowee Elementary School – Randolph County
  • Thurston T Nelson Elementary School – Scottsboro City
  • Mt. Laurel Elementary School – Shelby County
  • Springville Elementary School – St. Clair County
  • Cahaba Elementary School – Trussville City
  • Tuscaloosa Magnet School – Elementary - Tuscaloosa City
  • Verner Elementary School – Tuscaloosa City

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