Tuscaloosa school information

IndexTuscaloosaAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores36%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools271,30779,235
Total private schools735324,875
Total post-secondary schools51027,965

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  • The average school test scores in Tuscaloosa are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Tuscaloosa.
  • 84.6% of people in Tuscaloosa have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Tuscaloosa have completed high school.
  • 33.8% of people in Tuscaloosa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tuscaloosa

IndexTuscaloosaAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade84.6%79.9%83.8%
Completed high school83.8%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college60.8%52.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree39.4%30.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.8%23.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.6%8.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.2%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Tuscaloosa (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coker, AL1,09455%11%
Moundville, AL2,41746%7%
Northport, AL24,09241%17%
Brookwood, AL1,91839%21%
Holt, AL3,81223%54%
Tuscaloosa, AL93,32536%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yuma, AZ93,07835%29%
Quincy, MA92,92064%30%
Arden-Arcade, CA92,84432%34%
Lee's Summit, MO92,81359%21%
Yakima, WA92,80636%27%
Tuscaloosa, AL93,32536%26%
Source: The Tuscaloosa, AL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.