Tuscaloosa County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 18,766 students in Tuscaloosa County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Tuscaloosa County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tuscaloosa County School District are Faucettvestavia Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School and Walker Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tuscaloosa County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Tuscaloosa County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tuscaloosa County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
36 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
18,766 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
1,073 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Tuscaloosa County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#65 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tuscaloosa County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tuscaloosa County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tuscaloosa County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tuscaloosa County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.61
# American Indian Students
47 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
135 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,994 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
5,567 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
30%
32%
# White Students
10,829 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
58%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
174 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
683
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
1,411
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,475
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,435
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,351
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,329
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,469
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,487
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,354
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,493
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,381
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,378
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,277
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,243
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,183 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,671 is higher than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$191 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tuscaloosa County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$219 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Tuscaloosa County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,183
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tuscaloosa County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,671
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tuscaloosa County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Tuscaloosa County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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
| 447 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
Buhl Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
11968 Buhl School Rd
Buhl, AL 35446
(205) 342-2640
Grades: PK-4
| 232 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 700 students
Rank: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
Tuscaloosa County High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
12500 Wildcat Dr
Northport, AL 35475
(205) 342-2670
Grades: 9-12
| 1,604 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
Northside High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
19230 Northside Parkway
Northport, AL 35475
(205) 342-2755
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
Brookwood Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
16049 Highway 216
Brookwood, AL 35444
(205) 342-2668
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #2525.
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: #2626.
Flatwoods Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3800 66th Ave
Northport, AL 35473
(205) 342-2648
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #2727.
Collinsriverside Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 3rd St
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 342-2680
Grades: 6-8
| 472 students
Rank: #2828.
Davisemerson Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Bulldog Blvd
Cottondale, AL 35453
(205) 342-2750
Grades: 6-8
| 413 students
Rank: #2929.
Holt High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3801 Alabama Ave Ne
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 342-2768
Grades: 9-12
| 403 students
Rank: #3030.
Lloyd Wood Education Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 26th Avenue
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 342-2660
Grades: PK-12
| 100 students
Rank: #3131.
Holt Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Crescent Ridge Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 342-2650
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #3232.
Matthews Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1225 Rice Mine Road
Northport, AL 35476
(205) 342-2654
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: n/an/a
13695 Frankie Thomas Trace
Northport, AL 35475
(205) 342-2862
Grades: PK-2
| 567 students
Rank: n/an/a
13688 Frankie Thomas Trace
Northport, AL 35475
(205) 342-2690
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
350 Bobby Miller Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 342-2939
Grades: PK-2
| 599 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tuscaloosa County
  • PO Drawer 2568, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35403-2568
  • (205) 758-0411
  • tcss.net
  • Students: 18,766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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