Tarrant City School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 518 students in Tarrant City School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Alabama.
Public High School in Tarrant City School District have an average math proficiency score of 11% (versus the Alabama public high school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 43% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Tarrant City School District is Tarrant High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Tarrant City School District have a Graduation Rate of 77%, which is less than the Alabama average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Tarrant High School, with 75-79% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Alabama or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public high school average of 42% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Tarrant City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tarrant City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
1 School
527 Schools
# Students
518 Students
270,481 Students
# Teachers
25 Teachers
15,131 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Tarrant City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#135 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tarrant City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tarrant City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tarrant City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tarrant City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.58
# American Indian Students
18 Students
3,578 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
3,760 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
186 Students
21,933 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
8%
# Black Students
280 Students
79,132 Students
% Black Students
54%
29%
# White Students
21 Students
156,407 Students
% White Students
4%
58%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
316 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
5,355 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,685
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,693
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,478
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,489
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,538
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,582
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
4,128
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
5,875
# Students in 7th Grade:
111
11,760
# Students in 8th Grade:
90
13,066
# Students in 9th Grade:
87
57,770
# Students in 10th Grade:
90
55,657
# Students in 11th Grade:
75
52,294
# Students in 12th Grade:
65
50,466
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,711 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,949 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$13 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tarrant City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$13 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Tarrant City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,711
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tarrant City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,949
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tarrant City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Tarrant City School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tarrant High School
Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
91 Black Creek Road
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 849-0172
Grades: 7-12
| 518 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tarrant City School District
  • 1318 Alabama St, Tarrant, AL, 35217-3035
  • (205) 849-3700
  • tarrant.k12.al.us
  • Students: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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