Tarkington High School

Tarkington High School serves 585 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Tarkington High School operates within the Tarkington Independent School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 585 students
Tarkington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Tarkington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tarkington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Tarkington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
6%
50%
Tarkington High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Tarkington High School Black (1988-2011)
White
91%
31%
Tarkington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tarkington High School Sch Ethnicity Tarkington High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.99
Tarkington High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
44%
Tarkington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Tarkington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Tarkington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,897 730
Tarkington Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Tarkington Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
Tarkington Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $9 MM
Tarkington Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,771 $11,947
Tarkington Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,753 $12,666
Tarkington Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cleveland High School (6.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tarkington Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tarkington Primary (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cleveland Tarkington Middle School
    2770 Fm 163
    Cleveland , TX , 77327
    (281)592-7737
    0.2  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cleveland Tarkington Intermediate School
    2770 Fm 163
    Cleveland , TX , 77327
    (281)592-6134
    0.2  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Cleveland Tarkington Primary
    2770 Fm 163
    Cleveland , TX , 77327
    (281)592-7736
    0.2  mi  |  568  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Cleveland Cleveland Middle School
    2000 East Houston St
    Cleveland , TX , 77327
    (281)593-1148
    6.4  mi  |  816  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cleveland Eastside Elementary School
    1602 Shell St
    Cleveland , TX , 77327
    (281)592-0125
    6.8  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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Cleveland, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.29, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Cleveland is Hope Academy Cuyahoga Campus. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.