•   Tuscaloosa County School System           
                                                                                  TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
                                                                                                   3700 68th Avenue
                                                                                                 Northport, AL 35473
                                                                              Phone (205)342-2636 Fax (205)339-5298

    Tuscaloosa County utilizes 244 total buses, 169 Regular Buses, 31 Special Needs Buses, and 38 Extra Buses that are used as spares and issued to individual schools on days they need a bus for their athletic program.


    Approximately 10,000 students are transported on Tuscaloosa County School System buses each day.  Our buses travel a variety of roads and road conditions including two and four lane highways, interstates, and dirt roads.  During the 176 days that transportation is provided, the buses travel approximately 2.6 Million miles. This does not include field trip miles.





     School Messenger Notification System 

    The Tuscaloosa County School System is continuing its partnership with School Messenger to provide communications of weather closings etc. to our students, parents and employees.

    Employees and parents wishing to receive TXT Messages from the School Messenger System must opt in.

    To receive messages please send a TXT Message with the text of Y to 68453.

    If you wish to opt out at any time please send a TXT message with the Text N to 68453.  



    Buster The School Bus Safety Program