Tarkington Primary

  • Tarkington Primary serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Tarkington Primary's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students581 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Tarkington Primary
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tarkington Primary's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tarkington Primary is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4266 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tarkington Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tarkington Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
12%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tarkington Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
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White
86%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tarkington Primary and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tarkington Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.250.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tarkington Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTarkington Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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