Tarrant High School

91 Black Creek Road
Birmingham, AL 35217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tarrant High School serves 472 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Tarrant High School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Tarrant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Tarrant High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1228 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
28%
8%
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Black
65%
33%
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White
5%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.59
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTarrant City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tarrant High School is Jefferson County Counseling Learning Centereast (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is City Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Inglenook School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham City Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-8
    0.6 miles
    901 9th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205) 231-2288
    0.6 7-8 n/a
  • Birmingham Inglenook School Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 442 students
    0.6 miles
    4120 Inglenook Street
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205) 231-3310
    0.6 PK-8 442
  • Birmingham Tarrant Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 335 students
    0.6 miles
    1269 Portland St
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205) 841-7541
    0.6 PK-2 335
  • Birmingham Tarrant Intermediate School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 378 students
    0.8 miles
    1 Wildcat Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205) 849-0168
    0.8 3-6 378
  • Birmingham Hudson Keight School Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 750 students
    1.9 miles
    3300 F L Shuttlesworth Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205) 231-3000
    1.9 PK-8 750

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