PROFICIENCY 23% 39% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Tuscaloosa City

Paul W Bryant High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tuscaloosa City" in Tuscaloosa, AL. There are a total of 872 students and 49 teachers at Paul W Bryant High, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 402 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Paul W Bryant High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.0%, which is 39% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch402
Reduced lunch41


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment120
Taking some courses105
Taking some courses (not tests)12
Passing some courses28
Passing no courses73

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paul W Bryant High, there are a total of 120 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 105 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Paul W Bryant High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.8% 23.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 82.4% 70.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 1.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 3.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.9% 1.7% 3.1%

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Tuscaloosa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,5639291
Median age28.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Tuscaloosa

Completed 8th grade85.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.0%1.3%
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