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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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Tuscaloosa Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1967
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
451 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Tuscaloosa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
and Studio Art, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, German, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, United States History
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
collared shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
For details about affording Tuscaloosa Academy, visit our website.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Niccole Poole

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Tuscaloosa Academy cost?

Tuscaloosa Academy's tuition is approximately $12,000 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Tuscaloosa Academy?

The acceptance rate of Tuscaloosa Academy is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Tuscaloosa Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Alabama with low acceptance rates.

What sports does Tuscaloosa Academy offer?

Tuscaloosa Academy offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Tuscaloosa Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for most sports offered.

What is Tuscaloosa Academy's ranking?

Tuscaloosa Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for: Highest average ACT score, Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Tuscaloosa Academy?

The application deadline for Tuscaloosa Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,533 for elementary schools and $7,966 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).

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