Paul W Bryant High School

Paul W Bryant High School serves 863 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Paul W Bryant High School operates within the Tuscaloosa City School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 863 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 863 students
Paul W Bryant High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Paul W Bryant High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Paul W Bryant High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Paul W Bryant High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Paul W Bryant High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Paul W Bryant High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
84%
34%
Paul W Bryant High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
13%
57%
Paul W Bryant High School White Students (2004-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Paul W Bryant High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.28 0.32
Paul W Bryant High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
52%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,101 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,383 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 10,233 3,026
Tuscaloosa City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Tuscaloosa City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $107 MM $30 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,101 $10,181
Tuscaloosa City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,383 $10,301
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Hill School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastwood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Forrest Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CottondaleEastwood Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 562 students6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Dr
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)759-3613
    0.26-8562
  • TuscaloosaWoodland Forrest Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 388 students6001 East Hargrove Rd
    TuscaloosaAL 35405
    (205)759-3675
    1.2PK-5388
  • CottondaleCottondale Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 388 students2301 Cottondale Ln
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)342-2642
    2.1KG-5388
  • CottondaleDavis-emerson Middle School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 363 students1500 Bulldog Blvd
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)342-2750
    2.66-8363
  • DuncanvilleMaxwell Elementary School
    3.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 548 students11370 Monticello Dr
    DuncanvilleAL 35456
    (205)342-2656
    3.2KG-5548

School Reviews

School here at PWBHS is ok. Teachers need to be more strict with students and we need to have more freedom in school. the band is awesome! if you want to come to an award winning band, id reccomend PWBHS to be the school for you. We've won hundereds of trophies
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/28/14
Paul W. Bryant is a nice school. Just like any other school, it just depends on who you hang out with. I attend this school and i love it!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/23/11

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