Tarkington High School



Tarkington High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tarkington High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 168
10 136
11 126
12 138

Tarkington High School is a public high school of the Tarkington Independent School District located in Cleveland, TX. It has 568 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tarkington High School is the 754th largest public high school in Texas and the 9,670th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 568
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.16

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Tarkington High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(52%)
298
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
270
(48%)

Tarkington High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 518
(91%)
518
(91%)
 Hispanic 37
(7%)
37
(7%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tarkington High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 357
(63%)
357
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(31%)
175
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
36
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tarkington High School is ranked 882nd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tarkington High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Tarkington High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 588
2006 604
2007 612
2008 585
2009 615
2010 602
2011 585
2012 568

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.8
2007 12.2
2008 11.5
2009 12.1
2010 12.7
2011 12.2
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2108843537415
2006 0.31953642384106
2007 0.32516339869281
2008 0.35897435897436
2009 0.35772357723577
2010 0.38372093023256
2011 0.38974358974359
2012 0.37147887323944

Compare Tarkington High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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