District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Tuscaloosa City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Tuscaloosa City School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Tuscaloosa City School District

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Parent / Guardian
December 20, 2023
I’m so thankful for this school! The teachers are fantastic. The school has kids from all over the world who love learning. I’m grateful my two girls have been able to be at The Rock!
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 17, 2023
I have witnessed teachers using vulgar language with the students, even calling them vile things. Teachers also do not have the adequate amount of support to engage students in higher level thinking.... More
Current student
September 18, 2023
this is the best school I went to
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