Tuscaloosa, AL
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Tuscaloosa Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Tuscaloosa


Tuscaloosa City School District Details

Tuscaloosa City School District
1210 21st Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

10,249 Students enrolled in District

24 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Tuscaloosa City School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Alberta Elem School
2500 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35404
PK-08
Arcadia Elem School
3740 Arcadia Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35404
PK-05
Central High School
905 15th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
09-12
Central Primary School
1510 Dinah Washington Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
PK-05
Eastwood Middle School
6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive
Cottondale, AL, 35453
06-08
Martin L King Jr Elem School
2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
PK-05
Northington Elem School
1300 21st St E
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35404
PK-05
Northridge High School
2901 Northridge Rd.
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35406
09-12
Oakdale Primary School
5001 25th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
PK-05
Oak Hill School
3834 21st Street
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
06-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 22.8% 57.5%
Black 71.9% 34.0%
Hispanic 3.7% 6.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.9%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.5% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.9% 46.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 5.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,611 $57,417,363 41.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $689 $7,050,537 5.1%
Staff $662 $6,774,246 4.9%
General Administration $389 $3,980,637 2.9%
School Administration $585 $5,986,305 4.3%
Operation $1,206 $12,340,998 8.9%
Transportation $498 $5,096,034 3.7%
Other $220 $2,251,260 1.6%
Total Support $4,249 $43,480,017 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,650 $37,350,450 27.0%
Total Expenditures $13,510 $138,247,830 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,179 $3,853,779,893 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $528 $392,761,542 5.1%
Staff $386 $287,253,877 3.8%
General Administration $236 $175,496,358 2.3%
School Administration $561 $417,335,809 5.5%
Operation $860 $639,825,182 8.4%
Transportation $464 $345,007,579 4.5%
Other $202 $150,130,865 2.0%
Total Support $3,236 $2,407,871,455 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $1,389,957,875 18.2%
Total Expenditures $10,282 $7,651,610,684 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Tuscaloosa County School District Details

Tuscaloosa County School District
1118 Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

18,015 Students enrolled in District

35 Schools in District

19 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Tuscaloosa County School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Big Sandy Elementary School
11950 Upper Hull Road
Moundville, AL, 35474
KG-05
Brookwood Elem School
16049 Highway 216
Brookwood, AL, 35444
KG-05
Brookwood High School
12250 George Richmond Parkway
Brookwood, AL, 35444
09-12
Brookwood Middle School
17021 Brookwood Parkway
Vance, AL, 35490
06-08
Buhl Elem School
11968 Buhl School Rd
Buhl, AL, 35446
KG-05
Collins-Riverside Middle School
1400 3rd St
Northport, AL, 35476
06-08
Cottondale Elem School
2301 Cottondale Ln
Cottondale, AL, 35453
KG-05
Crestmont Elem School
2400 34th Ave
Northport, AL, 35476
PK-05
Davis-Emerson Middle School
1500 Bulldog Blvd.
Cottondale, AL, 35453
06-08
Duncanville Middle School
11205 Eagle Parkway
Duncanville, AL, 35456
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.5% 57.5%
Black 28.9% 34.0%
Hispanic 5.7% 6.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.9%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.6% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.6% 46.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 5.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,814 $85,978,040 51.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $617 $11,019,620 6.6%
Staff $272 $4,857,920 2.9%
General Administration $164 $2,929,040 1.8%
School Administration $584 $10,430,240 6.3%
Operation $631 $11,269,660 6.8%
Transportation $489 $8,733,540 5.2%
Other $94 $1,678,840 1.0%
Total Support $2,851 $50,918,860 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,682 $30,040,520 18.0%
Total Expenditures $9,347 $166,937,420 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,179 $3,853,779,893 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $528 $392,761,542 5.1%
Staff $386 $287,253,877 3.8%
General Administration $236 $175,496,358 2.3%
School Administration $561 $417,335,809 5.5%
Operation $860 $639,825,182 8.4%
Transportation $464 $345,007,579 4.5%
Other $202 $150,130,865 2.0%
Total Support $3,236 $2,407,871,455 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,868 $1,389,957,875 18.2%
Total Expenditures $10,282 $7,651,610,684 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%