Top 5 Best 35401 Alabama Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,021 students in 35401, AL (there are 1 private school, serving 233 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in 35401, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in 35401, AL are University Place Elementary School, Central High School and Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 35401 have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in 35401, AL have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Alabama public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Best 35401, AL Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
University Place Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 First Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3664
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #22.
Central High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
905 15th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3720
Grades: 9-12
| 764 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Central Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 Dinah Washington Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3570
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Martin L King Jr Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3619
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #55.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 25th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3626
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #66.
Westlawn Middle School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1715 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3673
Grades: 6-8
| 545 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tuscaloosa Career And Technology Academy
Vocational School
2800 Martin Luther King Jr Bou
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3649
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 35401 Alabama

35401, Alabama Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
820 20th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 342-2846
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1715 Martin Luther King Jr,blv
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3511
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Oak Hill School (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
3834 21st Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3629
Grades: 6-12
| 22 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
2010 First Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-3631
Grades: 6-8
| 145 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 35401, AL?
The top ranked public schools in 35401, AL include University Place Elementary School, Central High School and Central Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 35401, AL?
7 public schools are located in 35401, AL.
What percentage of students in 35401, AL go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in 35401, AL are educated in public schools (compared to the AL state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in 35401, AL?
35401, AL public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public schools average of 47% (majority Black).

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