Tuscaloosa Academy

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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.

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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
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1967
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students451 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Tuscaloosa Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Coursesand Studio Art, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, German, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, United States History
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,000
Tuition NotesFor details about affording Tuscaloosa Academy, visit our website.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNiccole Poole

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

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  • Tuscaloosa
    Grades: PK-12 | 1024 students
    3.3 miles
    2300 Veterans Memorial Parkway
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    (205)553-5963
    3.3 PK-12
    1024
  • Cottondale
    Grades: PK-12 | 370 students
    5.7 miles
    1601 Prudes Mill Road
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205)553-4303
    5.7 PK-12
    370
  • Tuscaloosa
    Grades: PK-12 | 233 students
    3.4 miles
    2828 6th St
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    (205)758-2828
    3.4 PK-12
    233
  • Tuscaloosa
    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
    3.1 miles
    601 James I. Harrison Jr. Pkwy E.
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205)553-5606
    3.1 7-12
    263
  • Tuscaloosa
    Grades: PK-12 | 235 students
    1 miles
    1785 Mcfarland Blvd N
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)349-4881
    1 PK-12
    235

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $6,388 for elementary schools and $7,718 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).