Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Tarkington ISD: B

Total students

510

Avg. teacher experience

12.4 years

Tarkington ISD: 12.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

Tarkington High School is a high school in Cleveland, TX, in the Tarkington ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 510 students. 32.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

In the Class of 2019, 95.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Tarkington High School was 1010 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 19.6.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,965, which is $126 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 12.4 years of experience.

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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 2008 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

510

African American

5 (1%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.6%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

57 (11.2%)

Tarkington ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

434 (85.1%)

Tarkington ISD: 85%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

9 (1.8%)

Tarkington ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.0%

American Indian

0.6%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

11.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

85.1%

Two or more races

1.8%

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

32.5 %

Tarkington ISD: 37.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

49.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 55.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

2.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

32.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

49.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

92.2 %

Tarkington ISD: 25.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

5.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.5 %

Tarkington ISD: 13.1%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

2.2%

Career and technical

92.2%

Gifted and talented

5.9%

Special education

12.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

95.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 95.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

92.3 %

Tarkington ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

96.4 %

Tarkington ISD: 96.4%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

92.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

9.6 %

Tarkington ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

40 %

Tarkington ISD: 40%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

10.3 %

Tarkington ISD: 10.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

45.5 %

Tarkington ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 51%

African American

Masked

Tarkington ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

45 %

Tarkington ISD: 45%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Tarkington ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

1010

Tarkington ISD: 1010

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.6

Tarkington ISD: 19.6

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

47.9 %

Tarkington ISD: 47.9%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

23.4 %

Tarkington ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

23.4 %

Tarkington ISD: 23.4%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

47.9%

Math

23.4%

Reading + Math

23.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

41

African American

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (4.9%)

Tarkington ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Tarkington ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

39 (95.1%)

Tarkington ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

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

3 (7.3%)

Tarkington ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

27.9 (67.9%)

Tarkington ISD: 78.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.4 (23%)

Tarkington ISD: 18.3%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0.8 (1.8%)

Tarkington ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

12.4

Tarkington ISD: 14.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

12.4 years

Tarkington ISD: 12.6 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

$56,965

Tarkington ISD: $56,411

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$51,105

Tarkington ISD: $50,302

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,648

Tarkington ISD: $50,421

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$54,431

Tarkington ISD: $54,455

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,949

Tarkington ISD: $56,778

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,109

Tarkington ISD: $66,563

Statewide: $65,449

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