Tarrant High School

  • Tarrant High School serves 472 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Tarrant High School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tarrant High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tarrant High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1148 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
20%
7%
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Black
72%
33%
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White
6%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tarrant High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.440.34
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tarrant High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTarrant City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham City Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-8
    0.6 miles
    901 9th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205)808-0001
    0.6 7-8 n/a
  • Birmingham Inglenook School
    Grades: PK-8 | 414 students
    0.6 miles
    4120 Inglenook Street
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205)231-3310
    0.6 PK-8 414
  • Birmingham Tarrant Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 338 students
    0.6 miles
    1269 Portland St
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205)841-7541
    0.6 PK-2 338
  • Birmingham Tarrant Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-6 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    1 Wildcat Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205)849-0168
    0.8 3-6 360
  • Birmingham Hudson K-eight School
    Grades: PK-8 | 717 students
    1.9 miles
    3300 F. L. Shuttlesworth Dr.
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205)231-3000
    1.9 PK-8 717

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