Paul W Bryant High School

  • Paul W Bryant High School serves 872 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Paul W Bryant High School operates within the Tuscaloosa City School District.
  • Tuscaloosa City School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 872 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 872 students
Paul W Bryant High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Paul W Bryant High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Paul W Bryant High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Paul W Bryant High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Paul W Bryant High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Paul W Bryant High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Paul W Bryant High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
83%
33%
Paul W Bryant High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
12%
56%
Paul W Bryant High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Paul W Bryant High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Paul W Bryant High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.32
Paul W Bryant High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
47%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Paul W Bryant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tuscaloosa City School District's student population of 10,249 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,197 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,510 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Tuscaloosa City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
6
Number of Students Managed 10,249 2,879
Tuscaloosa City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Tuscaloosa City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $125 MM $28 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $138 MM $29 MM
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,197 $9,721
Tuscaloosa City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,510 $10,229
Tuscaloosa City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  7/28/2014
School here at PWBHS is ok. Teachers need to be more strict with students and we need to have more freedom in school. the band is awesome! if you want to come to an award winning band, id reccomend PWBHS to be the school for you. We've won hundereds of trophies
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5  2/23/2011
Paul W. Bryant is a nice school. Just like any other school, it just depends on who you hang out with. I attend this school and i love it!
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