Tuscumbia City School District

303 North Commons Street East
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,454 students in Tuscumbia City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Tuscumbia City School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
1,454 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
91 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Tuscumbia City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
#79 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tuscumbia City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
18%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tuscumbia City  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 2020-21 school year data.
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tuscumbia City  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 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tuscumbia City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.52
0.62
# American Indian Students
2 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
10%
# Black Students
375 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
26%
32%
# White Students
939 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
65%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
96 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
118
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
137
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
92
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
96
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
100
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
109
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
121
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
124
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
94
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
104
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
105
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,506 is higher than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,384 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tuscumbia City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$18 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Tuscumbia City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (19-20)
$13,506
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tuscumbia City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending / Student (19-20)
$12,384
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tuscumbia City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Best Tuscumbia City School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
R E Thompson Intermediate School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
829 Frankfort Rd
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2930
Grades: 3-5
| 294 students
Rank: #22.
Deshler High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 N Commons East
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2910
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #33.
Deshler Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
598 N High St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2920
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: n/an/a
Deshler Alternative School
Alternative School
200 North Commons East
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2900
Grades: 4-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Deshler Career Technical Center
Vocational School
200 N Commons East
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
601 Joe Wheeler Hwy
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 389-2940
Grades: PK-2
| 390 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tuscumbia City School District?
Tuscumbia City School District manages 6 public schools serving 1,454 students.
What is the rank of Tuscumbia City School District?
Tuscumbia City School District is ranked #77 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alabama school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tuscumbia City School District?
65% of Tuscumbia City School District students are White, 26% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tuscumbia City School District?
Tuscumbia City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Tuscumbia City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,384 is higher than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,454 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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