Tarkio Academy (Closed 2006)

  • Tarkio Academy served 116 students in grades 7-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 56% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students116 students
This chart display total students of Tarkio Academy by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Tarkio Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2005-2006 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ration/a14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tarkio Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tarkio Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Black
54%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tarkio Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
White
44%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tarkio Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tarkio Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.520.23
This chart display the diversity score of Tarkio Academy and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tarkio Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTARKIO R-I School District
Source: 2005-2006 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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