Accountability rating

B

Tarkington ISD: B

Total students

520

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Tarkington ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.3 %

Tarkington ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

Tarkington High School is a high school in Cleveland, TX, in the Tarkington ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 520 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 25.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,675, which is $1,447 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Tarkington High School was 1025. The average ACT score was 20.0. In the Class of 2018, 98.3% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.9%.

Contact information

Website

www.tarkingtonisd.net

Address

2770 Fm 163
Cleveland, TX 77327

Office phone number

(281) 592-7739

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Tarkington High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

520

African American

5 (1%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

57 (11%)

Tarkington ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

447 (86%)

Tarkington ISD: 85.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

6 (1.2%)

Tarkington ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

11.0%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

86.0%

Two or more races

1.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

25.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

42.1 %

Tarkington ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

1.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

25.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

42.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1.7 %

Tarkington ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

96 %

Tarkington ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.4 %

Tarkington ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.7 %

Tarkington ISD: 11.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

1.7%

Career and technical

96.0%

Gifted and talented

5.4%

Special education

11.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Tarkington ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Tarkington ISD: B

School progress

B

Tarkington ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Tarkington ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

98.3 %

Tarkington ISD: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Tarkington ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

98.1 %

Tarkington ISD: 98.1%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

98.1%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1 %

Tarkington ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

7.5 %

Tarkington ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

5.6 %

Tarkington ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

7.8 %

Tarkington ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

52.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 52.9%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

56.3 %

Tarkington ISD: 56.3%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1025

Tarkington ISD: 1025

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.0

Tarkington ISD: 20.0

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

48.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 48.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

28.1 %

Tarkington ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

27.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 27.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

48.2%

Math

28.1%

Reading + Math

27.2%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

44.1

African American

2 (4.5%)

Tarkington ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

3 (6.8%)

Tarkington ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39.1 (88.7%)

Tarkington ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

4.8 (10.9%)

Tarkington ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

28.2 (64.1%)

Tarkington ISD: 76.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

11 (25%)

Tarkington ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

11.8

Tarkington ISD: 14.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

12 years

Tarkington ISD: 12 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$52,675

Tarkington ISD: $51,804

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$42,786

Tarkington ISD: $42,923

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$47,852

Tarkington ISD: $47,635

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$51,169

Tarkington ISD: $49,337

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,715

Tarkington ISD: $51,834

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,706

Tarkington ISD: $62,553

Statewide: $62,039

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