Average Teacher Salary in Tuscaloosa County

The average teacher salary in Tuscaloosa County 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: 2,130
  • Full time teachers: 1,035
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 12
  • Instructional Coordinators: 185
  • Elementary Teachers: 487
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 100
  • Pre-K Teachers: 16
  • High School Teachers: 433
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 17,358

Financial Statistics for Tuscaloosa County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $54,223,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $89,802,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $11,940,000
  • Total revenue: $155,965,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $78,243,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $73,035,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $29,747,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,746,000
  • Total expenditures: $173,974,000

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 County

Elementary Schools within the Tuscaloosa County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brookwood Elementary School
16049 Hwy 216
Brookwood, AL 35444
205-342-2668
  • Total: 632
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 106
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Buhl Elementary School
11968 Buhl School Rd
Buhl, AL 35446
205-342-2640
  • Total: 190
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 27
14 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cottondale Elementary School
2301 Cottondale Ln
Cottondale, AL 35453
205-342-2642
  • Total: 476
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 67
15 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Crestmont Elementary School
2400 34th Ave
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2695
  • Total: 306
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 43
16 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Englewood Elementary School
10300 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-342-2644
  • Total: 764
  • 3rd grade: 254
  • 4th grade: 265
  • 5th grade: 245
20 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Faucett-vestavia Elementary School
1150 Vestavia Circle
Northport, AL 35473
205-342-2646
  • Total: 444
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 78
16 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Flatwoods Elementary School
3800 66th Ave
Northport, AL 35473
205-342-2648
  • Total: 332
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 52
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Holt Elementary School
1001 Crescent Ridge Rd
Holt, AL 35404
205-342-2650
  • Total: 401
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 62
15 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Huntington Place Elementary School
11601 Huntington Place
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2652
  • Total: 429
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 153
  • 5th grade: 148
21 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lake View Elementary School
12866 Mountain Gap Rd
Mccalla, AL 35111
205-342-2951
  • Total: 602
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 109
18 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Matthews Elementary School
1225 Rice Mine Rd
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2654
  • Total: 408
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 62
14 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Maxwell Elementary School
11370 Monticello Dr
Duncanville, AL 35456
205-342-2656
  • Total: 524
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 87
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Myrtlewood Elementary School
14701 Gainsville Rd
Fosters, AL 35463
205-342-2658
  • Total: 261
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 59
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Northport Elementary School
13695 Frankie Thomas Trace
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2862
  • Total: 409
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 150
  • 2nd grade: 138
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Taylorville Primary School
350 Bobby Miller Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-342-2939
  • Total: 793
  • Kindergarten: 258
  • 1st grade: 272
  • 2nd grade: 263
15 to 1 54 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Vance Elementary School
18202 Hwy 11 North
Vance, AL 35490
205-342-2697
  • Total: 440
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 75
17 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Walker Elementary School
13051 Northside Rd
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2664
  • Total: 686
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 124
15 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Westwood Elementary School
11629 Westwood School Rd
Coker, AL 35452
205-342-2666
  • Total: 355
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 49
17 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Tuscaloosa County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brookwood Middle School
17021 Brookwood Parkway
Vance, AL 35490
205-342-2748
  • Total: 826
  • 6th grade: 285
  • 7th grade: 276
  • 8th grade: 265
20 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Collins-riverside Middle School
1400 3rd St
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2680
  • Total: 388
  • 6th grade: 131
  • 7th grade: 129
  • 8th grade: 128
18 to 1 21 6th Grade 8th Grade
Davis-emerson Middle School
1500 Bulldog Blvd
Cottondale, AL 35453
205-342-2750
  • Total: 412
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 135
  • 8th grade: 131
17 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Duncanville Middle School
13529 Bear Creek Rd
Duncanville, AL 35456
205-342-2830
  • Total: 252
  • 6th grade: 82
  • 7th grade: 70
  • 8th grade: 100
18 to 1 14 6th Grade 8th Grade
Echols Middle School
2701 Echols Ave
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2884
  • Total: 530
  • 6th grade: 164
  • 7th grade: 180
  • 8th grade: 186
17 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hillcrest Middle School
401 Hillcrest School Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-342-2820
  • Total: 727
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 240
  • 8th grade: 240
21 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lloyd Wood Middle School
2300 26th Ave
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2690
  • Total: 533
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 180
  • 8th grade: 193
19 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Northside Middle School
19130 Northside Parkway
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2740
  • Total: 356
  • 6th grade: 107
  • 7th grade: 122
  • 8th grade: 127
20 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Tuscaloosa County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brookwood High School
15981 Hwy 216
Brookwood, AL 35444
205-342-2777
  • Total: 914
  • 9th grade: 298
  • 10th grade: 257
  • 11th grade: 187
  • 12th grade: 172
18 to 1 52 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hillcrest High School
300 Patriot Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-342-2800
  • Total: 1,226
  • 9th grade: 340
  • 10th grade: 321
  • 11th grade: 320
  • 12th grade: 245
18 to 1 69 9th Grade 12th Grade
Holt High School
3801 Alabama Ave
Holt, AL 35404
205-342-2768
  • Total: 481
  • 9th grade: 151
  • 10th grade: 140
  • 11th grade: 103
  • 12th grade: 87
15 to 1 32 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northside High School
19230 Northside Parkway
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2755
  • Total: 405
  • 9th grade: 125
  • 10th grade: 103
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade: 77
17 to 1 24 9th Grade 12th Grade
Tuscaloosa County High School
12500 Wildcat Dr
Northport, AL 35475
205-342-2670
  • Total: 1,776
  • 9th grade: 513
  • 10th grade: 467
  • 11th grade: 400
  • 12th grade: 396
17 to 1 102 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sprayberry Regional Education Center
1324 Rice Mine Rd
Northport, AL 35476
205-342-2660
  • Total: 80
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 3
  • 1st grade: 6
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 6
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 2
7 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,884
  • Median family income: $47,064
  • Median male income: $30,638
  • Median female income: $17,364
  • Median income of a renter: $22,596
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,313
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,310 4,900 5,940 6,465 2,195