Paul W Bryant High School

6315 Mary Harmon Bryant Dr

Cottondale, AL 35453

Tel: (205)759-3538
Grades: 8-12

838 students

Paul W Bryant High School serves 838 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% 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 72%.

Overview

The student population of 838 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 838 students
Paul W Bryant High School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Paul W Bryant High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Paul W Bryant High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Paul W Bryant High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Paul W Bryant High School Hispanic (2004-2013)
Black
81%
34%
Paul W Bryant High School Black (2004-2013)
White
16%
57%
Paul W Bryant High School White (2004-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Paul W Bryant High School Sch Ethnicity Paul W Bryant High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.32 0.31
Paul W Bryant High School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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.
54%
52%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 10,413 2,979
Tuscaloosa City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 72%
Tuscaloosa City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $127 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $116 MM $31 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $9,620
Tuscaloosa City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,248 $10,180
Tuscaloosa City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oak Hill School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastwood Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Forrest Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CottondaleEastwood Middle School
    6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Dr
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)759-3613
    0.1 mi | 561 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • TuscaloosaWoodland Forrest Elementary School
    6001 East Hargrove Rd
    TuscaloosaAL 35405
    (205)759-3675
    1.3 mi | 410 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CottondaleCottondale Elementary School
    2301 Cottondale Ln
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)342-2642
    2 mi | 370 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CottondaleDavis-emerson Middle School
    1500 Bulldog Blvd
    CottondaleAL 35453
    (205)342-2750
    2.5 mi | 387 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • DuncanvilleMaxwell Elementary School
    11370 Monticello Dr
    DuncanvilleAL 35456
    (205)342-2656
    3.3 mi | 552 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 28, 2014 - 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
  • Recommended February 23, 2011 - 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

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