Top 10 Best Tuscaloosa County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 28,363 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 44% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), 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 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best Tuscaloosa County Public Schools (2022)

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
| 170 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
| 292 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
| 567 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
| 539 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
| 408 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-4
| 286 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
| 1,133 students
Rank: #88.
Northridge Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3811 Northridge Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 759-3578
Grades: 6-8
| 807 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
| 704 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 528 students
Rank: #1111.
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-4
| 232 students
Rank: #1212.
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-4
| 257 students
Rank: #1313.
Echols Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2701 Echols Ave
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 342-2884
Grades: 6-8
| 798 students
Rank: #1414.
Northside Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19130 Northside Parkway
Northport, AL 35475
(205) 342-2740
Grades: 6-8
| 394 students
Rank: #1515.
Maxwell Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11370 Monticello Dr
Duncanville, AL 35456
(205) 342-2656
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 502 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Hillcrest High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Patriot Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 342-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,314 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Sipsey Valley Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15817 Romulus Rd
Buhl, AL 35446
(205) 342-2870
Grades: 5-8
| 522 students
Rank: #1919.
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
| 496 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 1,604 students
Rank: #2121.
Duncanville Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11205 Eagle Parkway
Duncanville, AL 35456
(205) 342-2830
Grades: 6-8
| 463 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 341 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 446 students
Rank: #2424.
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
| 490 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 598 students
Rank: #2626.
Brookwood Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17021 Brookwood Parkway
Vance, AL 35490
(205) 342-2748
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 1,014 students
Rank: #2828.
Brookwood Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16049 Highway 216
Brookwood, AL 35444
(205) 342-2668
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 513 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 570 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Arcadia Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3740 Arcadia Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3567
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
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
| 410 students
Rank: #3333.
Southview Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Southview Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 345-1325
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #3434.
The Alberta School Of Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3564
Grades: PK-8
| 644 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Martin L King Jr Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3619
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
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Tuscaloosa County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
820 20th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 342-2846
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2300 26th Ave
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 342-2690
Grades: 6-9
| n/a students
1715 Martin Luther King Jr,blv
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3511
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1300 21st St E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3622
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Oak Hill School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
3834 21st Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3629
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
2605 Southview Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3653
Grades: 6-8
| 358 students
3834 21st St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3646
Grades: 3-5
| 201 students
1103 17th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3632
Grades: 6-12
| 70 students
7 Nunnelly Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 342-2662
Grades: 4-12
| 34 students
315 Mcfarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 759-3652
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2010 First Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3631
Grades: 6-8
| 145 students

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