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District Profile

  • Oakdale Classroom

    The Tuscaloosa City Schools provides instruction to more than 11,000 Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade students throughout metropolitan Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

    Twenty-one schools comprise the district, including 11 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, one K-8 school, 3 high schools and 2 program sites dedicated to specialty education: one for students receiving alternative education, and a career technical facility for grades 9 – 12.

    More than 1,400 dedicated employees serve the community by challenging students to a curriculum to exceed the expectations of every student in our 20 campuses from the first day of school to their graduation day.

    Tuscaloosa City Schools: High Expectations for Each and Every Student.


  • Central Office
    1210 21st Avenue
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Phone: 205-759-3700
    Fax: 205-759-3542

Key Facts 2019-2020

  • Enrollment

    • 11,007 Students


    • Elementary: 11
    • K-8: 1
    • Middle: 4
    • High: 3
    • Specialty: 2



    • $133.8M Operating Budget
    • $31.1M Capital Budget
    • $10.7M Debt Service Budget