Information for Parents of Elementary School Students

  • Students in grades Pre-K through 5 attend one of 11 neighborhood schools: The Alberta School of Performing Arts, Arcadia, Central, Martin Luther King, Jr., Oakdale, Rock Quarry, Skyland, Southview, University Place, Verner and Woodland Forrest. 

    Depending on a student's grade level, they are eligible to apply to one of three specialty schools: The Alberta School of Performing Arts and Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary. 

    Students attend school Monday-Friday from 7:55 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

    Extended Day services are offered, but contact your child's school about the after-school program. 

    The following are goals connected to our five-year strategic plan: 

    • Additional Pre-K classrooms districtwide
    • Increased access to music and art classes
    • Districtwide focus on literacy, including proficiency in writing
    • Summer Bridge program for reading and math

    Our world is changing, and at TCS elementary schools, so are we. 


  • Elementary Education
    Dr. Terri North-Byrts
    Director of Student Literacy