Tuscaloosa Academy

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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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students437 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeTuscaloosa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesEnglish Language, English Literature, Calculus AB & BC, United States History, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. Government & Politics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, German, and Studio Art,
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition NotesFor details about affording Tuscaloosa Academy, visit our website.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNiccole Poole


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $6,341 for elementary schools and $7,587 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).