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TCS Specialty Programs

Specialty applications are now being accepted for five programs in the Tuscaloosa City Schools. Eligible students may apply for admission into the following programs housed at their respective locations:

  • The Alberta School of Performing Arts
  • Tuscaloosa Fine Arts Academy at Paul W. Bryant High School
  • Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme)
  • Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Middle (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme)
  • Central High School (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Candidate School and Diploma Programme)

Admission is open to students living the Tuscaloosa City Schools' attendance zones. The guidelines for enrollment and the online application are available at Additionally, paper copies of the application are available at local schools.

Applications for enrollment to all specialty programs must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on the last school day in January.