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Tuscaloosa Academy

Tuscaloosa Academy

420 Rice Valley Road North

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406


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!


Grade levels: PK3 – 12th Grade


Current enrollment: 482


Admission Requirements:

PreK 3 students must be 3 years old by September 1st and potty-trained.

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 Admissions and Enrollment: Julia Phifer


Phone: 205-758-4462


Open House Dates:

Friday, February 3, 2023

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


Sunday, February 26, 2023

Lower School (1st - 4th): 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Middle School (5th - 8th): 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Upper School (9th - 12th): 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


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