About our Middle Schools

Enhancing Middle School Education

  • Students in grades 6-8 attend one of four neighborhood schools: Eastwood, Rock Quarry, University Place and Westlawn. They are eligible to apply to one of three specialty schools: The Alberta School of Performing Arts, Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Middle and University Place Middle. 

    Students attend school Monday-Friday from 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

    In addition to year-long academic classes (language arts, science, social science), students participate in physical education and select from a broad range of elective courses. All schools have multiple fine arts programs, career and technical educational opportunities, and world languages. All students are also encouraged to participate in a wide variety of clubs, organizations and athletic teams.