91 Black Creek Road
Birmingham, AL 35217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Tarrant High School serves 518 students in grades 7-12.
Tarrant High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Tarrant High School's student population of 518 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Tarrant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tarrant High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1218 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
36%
9%
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Black
54%
32%
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White
4%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   2/22/2010
The educators are just uninterested, there are few extracurricular activities, and the students run the halls like wild animals.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - allen

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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