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Specialty Schools Applications

The Tuscaloosa City Schools have created specialty programs for each and every student to achieve personal, academic and career success.

The online application for Tuscaloosa City Schools’ specialty programs will open Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 8:00 am. Families have the opportunity to apply for Fall 2023 admission to one of the following schools:

  • Central High School International Baccalaureate Programme (available for students in grades 9-12)


  • The Alberta School of Performing Arts (available for students in grades 6-8)


  • Tuscaloosa Fine Arts Academy (available for students in grades 9-12)


  • Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Elementary (available for students in grades 1-5)


  • Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle (available for students in grades 6-8)


The application will close on the last school day of January, (Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023) at 3 p.m., and is available at Specialty Schools Application, where families can also access the program guidelines.