Tuscaloosa County Alternative School (Closed 2005)

  • Tuscaloosa County Alternative School served 34 students in grades 4-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 68% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students34 students
This chart display total students of Tuscaloosa County Alternative School by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
This chart display the total teachers of Tuscaloosa County Alternative School by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Tuscaloosa County Alternative School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2004-2005 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Black
68%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
32%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.440.34
This chart display the diversity score of Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tuscaloosa County Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2004-2005 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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