Tuscaloosa Academy

420 Rice Valley Road N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-0354
Tel: (205)758-4462
Grades: PK-12 | 450 students
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy, founded in 1967, is a non-sectarian, independent, co-educational, college-preparatory school serving 450 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. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 450 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Tuscaloosa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Niccole Poole


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
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  • Tuscaloosa
    Grades: PK-12 | 162 students
    3.4 miles
    2828 6th St
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $5,994 for elementary schools and $7,019 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).