Tarrant High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Tarrant High School
Tarrant High School is a public high school located in Tarrant, Alabama. It serves grades 9-12 and is part of the Tarrant City Schools system. The school has a long and rich history, having been established in the early 1900s.
Tarrant High School is a comprehensive school offering a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. The school has a strong focus on college and career readiness, and offers a variety of Advanced Placement and honors classes. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, including the National Honor Society and the Student Council.
Tarrant High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all of its students. The school has a dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to helping students reach their full potential. The school also works to foster positive relationships between students, faculty, and staff.
Tarrant High School is a great place for students to get a quality education and prepare for college and career success. With its strong academic program and wide range of extracurricular activities, Tarrant High School is an excellent choice for students looking for a quality education.
91 Black Creek Road
Birmingham, AL 35217
7 – 12
Overview Tarrant High School
Tarrant High School serves 518 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Tarrant High School
Tarrant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Tarrant High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.