Top 5 Best Tuscaloosa County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 private schools serving 3,194 students in Tuscaloosa County, AL (there are 54 public schools, serving 28,872 public students). 10% of all K-12 students in Tuscaloosa County, AL are educated in private schools (compared to the AL state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL include Holy Spirit Catholic School, American Christian Academy and Tuscaloosa Christian School.
The average acceptance rate is 89%, which is lower than the Alabama private school average acceptance rate of 90%.
75% of private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Tuscaloosa County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
The Capitol School
The Capitol School Photo - High School Students volunteering in "Renew Our Rivers" cleanup.
(2)
2828 6th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 758-2828
Grades: NS-12
| 233 students
American Christian Academy
American Christian Academy Photo - School Program
(Christian)
2300 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
(205) 553-5134
Grades: PK-12
| 1,084 students
Holy Spirit Catholic School
(Catholic)
(2)
601 James I. Harrison Jr. Pkwy E.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 553-5606
Grades: PK-12
| 478 students
Holy Spirit Continuation School
(Catholic)
contactus@holyspirit-al.com
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
(205) 553-9630
Grades: PK-6
| 282 students
North River Christian Academy
(Christian)
(2)
1785 Mcfarland Blvd N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 349-4881
Grades: PK-12
| 295 students
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy Photo - Tuscaloosa Academy
420 Rice Valley Road N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 758-4462
Grades: PK-12
| 453 students
Tuscaloosa Christian School
(Baptist)
(1)
1601 Prudes Mill Road
Cottondale, AL 35453
(205) 553-4303
Grades: PK-12
| 332 students
Riverwood Classical School
(Presbyterian)
501 Rice Valley Rd N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 758-5502
Grades: PK-12
| 37 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL?
The top ranked private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL include Holy Spirit Catholic School, American Christian Academy and Tuscaloosa Christian School.
How many private schools are located in Tuscaloosa County, AL?
8 private schools are located in Tuscaloosa County, AL.
How diverse are private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL?
Tuscaloosa County, AL private schools are approximately 14% minority students, which is lower than the Alabama private school average of 24%.
What percentage of students in Tuscaloosa County, AL go to private school?
10% of all K-12 students in Tuscaloosa County, AL are educated in private schools (compared to the AL state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Tuscaloosa County, AL?
75% of private schools in Tuscaloosa County, AL are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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