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Gov. Nathan Deal announces list of Muscogee Co. schools 'chronically failing'

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Governor Nathan Deal has announced a list of Georgia schools that will receive the Highest Performing or Greatest Gains school awards and a list of 'chronically failing' schools, including schools in Muscogee County.

There are 53 districts that will receive the Highest Performing award, which was an increase of 31 schools from 2016.

A list of chronically failing schools has been released, which includes 153 schools in 35 districts, which is an increase of 26 schools since last year.

Here is a list of chronically failing schools in Muscogee County:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School
  • Dorothy Height Elementary School
  • Baker Middle School
  • Forrest Road Elementary School
  • Davis Elementary School
  • South Columbus Elementary School
  • Eddy Middle School

The following Muscogee County Schools will receive the Greatest Gain Award:

  • Aaron Cohn Middle School Silver
  • Blackmon Road Middle School Gold
  • Britt David Magnet Academy Platinum
  • North Columbus Elementary School Bronze
  • Northside High School Bronze

The following Muscogee County schools will receive the Highest Performing Award:

  • Britt David Magnet Academy Platinum
  • Columbus High School Silver

For a full list of failing schools in Georgia click here.

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