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Tuscaloosa Academy

Tuscaloosa Academy

420 Rice Valley Road North

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406



Tuscaloosa Academy is a college preparatory, independent school that provides a modern, dynamic, clean and safe space for students to thrive academically, artistically, and athletically.



Grade levels: PK3 – 12th Grade


Current enrollment: 470


Admission Requirements:

PreK 3 – K students must be 3 years old by September 1st and potty-trained. Play date and student recommendation form.

1st-4th: Entrance testing, student recommendation form, and a visitation day.

5th - 12th: Entrance testing, 2 student recommendation forms, and a visitation day. 



Director of Admission: Julia Phifer


Phone: 205-758-4462 ext: 203


Tuscaloosa Academy is the only non-sectarian, independent, co-educational, college-preparatory school in Tuscaloosa County. TA seeks dedicated students who value a challenging academic environment and the opportunity to excel in all areas of student life. Please contact the Director of Admissions and Enrollment, Julia Phifer, or visit us during one of our open houses!



Open House Dates


Friday, January 19, 2024

Preschool (PK3 - K5): 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Sunday, January 21, 2024

1st – 12th: 2pm – 4pm


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