Average Teacher Salary in Tuscaloosa City

The average teacher salary in Tuscaloosa City is $40,920.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,190 $17,790 $21,020 $24,450 $27,890 $30,140
Kindergarten $39,660 $33,620 $35,520 $38,810 $42,080 $49,840
Elementary $43,630 $35,150 $38,180 $43,420 $49,250 $52,750
Middle school $44,850 $34,840 $40,300 $45,670 $50,210 $53,180
High school $52,270 $37,870 $44,510 $53,620 $60,610 $65,510

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,354
  • Full time teachers: 668
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 27
  • Instructional Coordinators: 126
  • Elementary Teachers: 321
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 65
  • Pre-K Teachers: 20
  • High School Teachers: 262
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,256

Financial Statistics for Tuscaloosa City

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $47,571,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $54,585,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,821,000
  • Total revenue: $112,977,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $51,397,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $50,570,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $20,035,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,631,000
  • Total expenditures: $105,168,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Tuscaloosa City

Elementary Schools within the Tuscaloosa City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alberta Elementary School
2700 University Blvd East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3564
  • Total: 428
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 67
16 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Arcadia Elementary School
3740 Arcadia Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3567
  • Total: 380
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 66
16 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Central Primary School
1510 30th Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3570
  • Total: 293
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 88
13 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Martin L King Jr Elementary School
2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3619
  • Total: 456
  • 3rd grade: 147
  • 4th grade: 157
  • 5th grade: 152
17 to 1 27 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Northington Elementary School
1300 21st St East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3622
  • Total: 427
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 52
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oakdale Primary School
5001 25th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3626
  • Total: 284
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 80
15 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Rock Quarry Elementary School
2000 Rock Quarry Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-759-8347
  • Total: 566
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 92
17 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Skyland Elementary School
408 Skyland Blvd East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-759-3638
  • Total: 393
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 60
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Southview Elementary School
315 Mcfarland Blvd East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3655
  • Total: 445
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 58
16 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Univ Place Elementary School
2000 First Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3664
  • Total: 415
  • Pre-k: 47
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 54
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Verner Elementary School
2701 North Ridge Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-759-3667
  • Total: 580
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 92
17 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Woodland Forrest Elementary School
6001 East Hargrove Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-759-3675
  • Total: 478
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 68
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Tuscaloosa City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eastwood Middle School
6314 Mary Harmon Bryant Dr
Cottondale, AL 35453
205-759-3613
  • Total: 760
  • 6th grade: 255
  • 7th grade: 260
  • 8th grade: 245
16 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rock Quary Middle School
2100 Rock Quary Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-759-3700
  • Total: 403
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 135
  • 8th grade: 122
17 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Southview Middle School
315 Mcfarland Blvd East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3653
  • Total: 345
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 125
  • 8th grade: 116
14 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade
University Place Middle School
2010 1st Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3664
  • Total: 141
  • 6th grade: 58
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 42
12 to 1 12 6th Grade 8th Grade
Westlawn Middle School
2800 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3673
  • Total: 534
  • 6th grade: 166
  • 7th grade: 178
  • 8th grade: 190
15 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Tuscaloosa City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central High School
905 15th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205-759-3720
  • Total: 742
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 96
  • 6th grade: 109
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 113
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade: 81
17 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northridge High School
2901 Northridge Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
205-759-3590
  • Total: 1,198
  • 9th grade: 330
  • 10th grade: 320
  • 11th grade: 290
  • 12th grade: 258
19 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade
Paul W Bryant High
6315 Mary Harmon Bryant Dr
Cottondale, AL 35453
205-759-3538
  • Total: 910
  • 9th grade: 284
  • 10th grade: 234
  • 11th grade: 196
  • 12th grade: 196
17 to 1 55 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Tuscaloosa City (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Oak Hill School
2501 Hargrove Rd East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-759-3629
  • Total: 78
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade: 23
7 to 1 12 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,125
  • Median family income: $41,753
  • Median male income: $18,652
  • Median female income: $12,195
  • Median income of a renter: $15,349
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,913
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,035 3,240 3,265 3,505 2,255