Tarrant City School District
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Tarrant City School District serving 1,170 students in Birmingham, Alabama.
- Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama state average of 45%.
- The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.
Tarrant City School District (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- Birmingham Tarrant Elementary School1269 Portland St
Birmingham, AL 35217
Grades: PK-2 | 338 students
|School District Name||Tarrant City School District|
|# of Schools||n/a|
|# of Students||1,170 students|
|# of Teachers||60 Teacher(s)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1|
|# of Male Students||565 students|
|% Male Students|
|# of Female Students||605 students|
|% Female Students|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||18 students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||6 students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||278 students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||780 students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||56 students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||8 students|
|% of Hawaiian Students|
|# of Two or more races Students||24 students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||33|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||103|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||99|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||103|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||105|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||92|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||78|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||85|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||82|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||77|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||111|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||61|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||67|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||74|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-|
- Tarrant City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (AL)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $12,488 is higher than the state average of $10,435. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $13,033 is higher than the state average of $10,558. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School District||This State (AL)|
|Total Revenue||$14 MM||$30 MM|
|Spending||$14 MM||$30 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$12,488||$10,435|
|Spending / Student||$13,033||$10,558|
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