Tuscaloosa County High School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tuscaloosa County High School serves 1,518 students in grades 9-12.
Tuscaloosa County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Tuscaloosa County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Tuscaloosa County High School's student population of 1,518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,518 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Tuscaloosa County High School
Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

Tuscaloosa County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Tuscaloosa County High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#645 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
33%
33%
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White
55%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Graduation Rate
83%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tuscaloosa County High School is Northridge High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Echols Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Huntington Place Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northport Huntington Place Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    1.0 miles
    11601 Huntington Pl
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2652
    1 K-5 565
  • Northport Northport Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 600 students
    1.0 miles
    13695 Frankie Thomas Trace
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2862
    1 PK-2 600
  • Northport Flatwoods Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    4.5 miles
    3800 66th Ave
    Northport, AL 35473
    (205) 342-2648
    4.5 PK-5 468
  • Northport Faucettvestavia Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    4.8 miles
    1150 Vestavia Circle
    Northport, AL 35473
    (205) 342-2646
    4.8 PK-5 451
  • Northport Crestmont Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
    5.3 miles
    2400 34th Ave
    Northport, AL 35476
    (205) 342-2695
    5.3 PK-5 350

School Reviews

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i think this school is a very fine high school to go to infact its one of the greast schools in alabama.Its a very fine school i must say
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