This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
41%
State avg: 36%
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Reading
40%
State avg: 41%
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Math
42%
State avg: 41%
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6/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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Black
47%
White
47%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
Two or more races
2%
Hispanic
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
20 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
587 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 89%
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2 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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4 1
3 0
2 0
1 1
Neighborhood
401 Hillcrest School Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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