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For the 2021 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 29,210 students in Tuscaloosa County, AL. Tuscaloosa County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL are Tuscaloosa Magnet School Middle School, Tuscaloosa Magnet School Elementary School and Rock Quarry Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tuscaloosa County, AL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Alabama public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Tuscaloosa County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Best Tuscaloosa County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205) 759-3653

    Grades: 6-8 | 164 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tuscaloosa Magnet School Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205) 759-3655

    Grades: K-5 | 295 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rock Quarry Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2000 Rock Quarry Dr
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205) 759-8347

    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Verner Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2701 Northridge Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205) 759-3667

    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Faucettvestavia Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1150 Vestavia Circle
    Northport, AL 35473
    (205) 342-2646

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Westwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11629 Westwood School Rd
    Coker, AL 35452
    (205) 342-2666

    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Northridge High School Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2901 Northridge Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205) 759-3590

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Rock Quary Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2100 Rock Quarry Drive
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205) 759-3578

    Grades: 6-8 | 530 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Walker Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    13051 Northside Rd
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2664

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Big Sandy Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11950 Upper Hull Road
    Moundville, AL 35474
    (205) 342-2840

    Grades: PK-5 | 341 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Huntington Place Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11601 Huntington Pl
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2652

    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Buhl Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11968 Buhl School Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2640

    Grades: PK-5 | 242 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Lake View Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    21610 Youngblood Parkway
    Mc Calla, AL 35111
    (205) 342-2951

    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Myrtlewood Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14701 Gainsville Rd
    Fosters, AL 35463
    (205) 342-2658

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Echols Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2701 Echols Ave
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2884

    Grades: 6-8 | 729 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Northside Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    19130 Northside Parkway
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2740

    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Maxwell Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11370 Monticello Dr
    Duncanville, AL 35456
    (205) 342-2656

    Grades: K-5 | 531 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Englewood Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10300 Old Greensboro Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 342-2644

    Grades: 3-5 | 549 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Hillcrest High School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Patriot Pkwy
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 342-2800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,371 student
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Sipsey Valley Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    15815 Romulus Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2870

    Grades: 6-8 | 371 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Sipsey Valley High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    15815 Romulus Rd
    Buhl, AL 35446
    (205) 342-2850

    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Tuscaloosa County High School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12500 Wildcat Dr
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2670

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Duncanville Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11205 Eagle Parkway
    Duncanville, AL 35456
    (205) 342-2830

    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Crestmont Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2400 34th Ave
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2695

    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Northside High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19230 Northside Parkway
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2755

    Grades: 9-12 | 469 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Vance Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    18202 Hwy 11 N
    Vance, AL 35490
    (205) 342-2697

    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Hillcrest Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Hillcrest School Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 342-2820

    Grades: 6-8 | 540 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Brookwood Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17021 Brookwood Parkway
    Vance, AL 35490
    (205) 342-2748

    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Brookwood High School Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12250 George Richmond Parkway
    Brookwood, AL 35444
    (205) 342-2777

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,000 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Brookwood Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16049 Highway 216
    Brookwood, AL 35444
    (205) 342-2668

    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Woodland Forrest Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6001 E Hargrove Rd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 759-3675

    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    University Place Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2000 First Avenue
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    (205) 759-3664

    Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Arcadia Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 Mcfarland Blvd E
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205) 759-3567

    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Cottondale Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2301 Cottondale Ln
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205) 342-2642

    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Southview Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2601 Southview Drive
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 345-1325

    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
  • Show 23 more public schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL (out of 58 total schools)
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