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About Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary

Learn more about Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary

The mission of the Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools is to motivate students to discover knowledge, create a better world, and serve in a way that respects others. 

TMSE Vision: TMSE inspires students to be lifelong learners, diverse thinkers, and caring individuals while encouraging international-mindedness through inquiry. 

TMSE School Pledge: Today I pledge to be a critical thinker. I will be principled and demonstrate integrity with my actions and my words. I will be a caring person and always treat others with respect. 

TMSE Essential agreements: I will strive to show the Learner Profile in my actions in and out of the classroom. I will embrace the attitudes of an IB learner at all times. I will work to make the world around me a better place.

The Tuscaloosa Magnet School (TMSE) is recognized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School as well as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon school. TMSE is also a National School of Character where we live by our Core Values; respect; critical thinking, principled, caring and integrity. An academic magnet school, the Tuscaloosa Magnet School delivers an inquiry-based curriculum to students in grades one through five from each of the other 12 elementary programs in the system. In addition to a rigorous academic program, students are engaged in school-wide enrichment with opportunities to experience service learning, interest-based clubs, foreign language instruction, the fine arts and an award-winning physical education program.

Contact

Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools - Elementary
315 McFarland Blvd. East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
205-759-3655

Key Facts

The Tuscaloosa Magnet School opened in 2009.

TMSE is authorized as an IB World School.

TMSE was awarded the National Blue Ribbon in 2014.

TMSE implements a schoolwide enrichment program and inquiry-based learning. 

TMSE is a National School of Character. 

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