Tuscaloosa Academy

420 Rice Valley Road N,
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35406-0354
Tel: (205)758-4462
Grades: PK - 12 | 450 students
Tuscaloosa Academy, founded in 1967, is a non-sectarian, independent, co-educational, college-preparatory school serving 435 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The mission of Tuscaloosa Academy is to provide a college-preparatory education in a supportive environment of intellectual freedom, to cultivate a love of learning, and to maximize each student's potential for academic achievement, character development and readiness for life in a global environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
European Council for International Schools
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 450 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Tuscaloosa Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses English Language,  English Literature,  Calculus AB & BC,  United States History,  Biology,  Chemistry,  U.S. Government & Politics,  Psychology,  Spanish,  Statistics,  German,  and Studio Art, 
Average ACT score 25
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes For details about affording Tuscaloosa Academy, visit our website.
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Niccole Poole

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North River Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North River Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North River Christian Academy (1 miles away)
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  • Tuscaloosa North River Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    1785 Mcfarland Blvd N
    Tuscaloosa , AL , 35406
    (205)349-4881
    (Baptist)
    1  mi  |  235  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tuscaloosa
    American Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    2300 Veterans Memorial Parkway
    Tuscaloosa , AL , 35404
    (205)553-5963
    (Christian)
    3.3  mi  |  892  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tuscaloosa
    The Capitol School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    2828 6th St
    Tuscaloosa , AL , 35401
    (205)758-2828
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    3.4  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tuscaloosa
    Holy Spirit Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    601 James I. Harrison Jr. Pkwy E.
    Tuscaloosa , AL , 35405
    (205)553-5606
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.5  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tuscaloosa
    Holy Spirit Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    601 James I. Harrison Jr. Pkwy East
    Tuscaloosa , AL , 35405
    (205)553-5606
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.5  mi  |  242  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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