School Details

Tarrant Middle School

1 Wildcat Dr, Tarrant, AL 35217
(205) 849-0168
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-9 313 students 21 students/teacher (AL avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

30%
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87%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
43%
43%
75%

Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)

In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.
  • This school in 2013
  • Tarrant City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

32%
32%
77%
55%
55%
80%

Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT)

In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Tarrant City School District average
  • Alabama state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Tarrant Middle School is a public middle school in Tarrant. The principal of Tarrant Middle School is Mr Walter Lee Womack, whose e-mail is womackw@tarrant.k12.al.us. 313 children attend Tarrant Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 92% of the 313 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Tarrant Middle School is 21:1. Tarrant Alt School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 83% 79%
Hispanic 7% 11%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 93%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I just want them to answer the phone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIDICULOUS!!!!! Seriously Tarrant school people???? Seriously??? I've been calling all morning...every number I can find...and NOTHING!!! Not even an adequate voicemail service!!! UGH!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    I am a student in the 6th grade and so far in tarrant it just does not seem right. I ve heard stories about this school and I still have high school to accomplish sadly I will have to face both schools but try your best to pull your children/child out of this school

  • (5 years ago)

    This is a new school year .If we as parents start off the school year by supporting the teachers and principals this could be the best year ever so lets make this school one of the best in the state of Alabama So listen to your children and pray with them daily by Veronica Freeman

  • (5 years ago)

    I think Tarrant School system is very very poor!!!!!!!!!!! they put to much time into the student's uniforms and shoes that they are not focusing on their education. I am not pleased with this school I pull my child out of the bham school system thinking that they would get a good education at this school wrong!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hate this school and the people who is running it. I will be pulling my child out of this school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    hi im a 7th grade student. i belive that they spend more time on disipline than the actual work. im from brooklyn ny and got a better education there then here. i get wrote up for some dumb stuff like a untucked shirt. do not send your kids there!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have two children in the Tarrant school system both in Middle School. This is the second week of school and I have yet to receive any information from their teachers. Every other school has had some type of open house but Tarrant has not. My 5th graders class has been changed and the only way we as parents found out about it is through our child.

  • (9 years ago)

    I can honestly say Thank goodness my son is out of this school now & attending a 100% better one. He now loves school again & does so much better ! If you have a choice Trust me you don't want your child here.It has really went down hill Big time!My kids attented this system for about 7 years & when the school lost the last Principal it started going bad. Rules were not enforced for all & even parents are not shown respect when you go to the office with an issue. If this site had the ability to rate in the negatives for this school I would do so.

  • (10 years ago)

    I had left a post in 2-04 and have since moved that was the best thing I could have done for my kids! They actually enjoy school again and don't fear going now. I grew up in Tarrant and it was so sad to see it go down the way it has. All I can do is wish anyone well with kids there. In the last year my girls were there so many things happened that I was about to home school them had our house there not sold. Best move I ever made!

  • (10 years ago)

    i have gone to tarrant for 4 years and this school was great for 3rd 4th and 5th. 5th was great no bullies(majority) 6th grade student.

  • (10 years ago)

    My child has been in tarrant since kinderg. I feel that the schools have gone down and are overcrowded. But I feel like this yr they are really trying to enforce certain issues and if parents would stop letting their kids run over them and the school. Maybe we would draw in a better class of people and businesses which would benefit everyone . I just feel like the reason the school has problems with alot of kids is because we have too many parents who dont discipline them and try to get them to do better. There are alot of our kids who are good and make excellent grades in school but those that dont get a grip on their kids end up hurting everyone else. We see improvement and we are going to stick it out and see if it gets better.

  • (11 years ago)

    I dont like how the principal treat you. I don't like how they show favortism. This school hold a lot of secrets that never really get out. They act mean in from of students and then nice in front of parents and I just dont think thats right.

  • (11 years ago)

    This school does not rate any stars from this family. The faculty have no control over these kids. The majority are from homes where the parents don't care what they do or what trouble they get into. The faculty is very weak and apathetic therefore there is no order unless it is in a faculty member's best interest. I was apalled when I saw the cirriculum for my child's grade level. It does'nt cover as much as it should for that grade level and the classes are over populated. My child is not a habitual discipline problem therefore my child's (among many others)academic needs get overlooked. There is gang activity and racial tension to boot. Hopefully we will be able to move to a better school system soon. This one has turned into a lost cause.

  • (11 years ago)

    Tarrant is one of the worst schools! I go there and I was a super math student but until the 8th grade I was barely getting by. There are fights almost every day and the school is just to crowded. Whats worse is that a lot of teachers don't even try to help there students who have a hard time. Ther is vandalisim everywhere. Children are always being made fun of. The teachers are not teaching the right curriculum half the time. What we should have learned in 6th grade we are learning in 8th. The good teachers have their hands full with trying to keep the class in order. I have had the worst time in Tarrant Middle and I don't recommend it

  • (11 years ago)

    This is my daughters first year at the middle school and it has not been an enjoyable year! She loved the elementary school but this year everything changed. The kids are unruly and downright mean (the majority) and it doesn't help that the teachers have 30 kids per class. No chance for one on one time and they cannot control the kids. She has started to really dread going. Hopefully this is our last year here.

  • (12 years ago)

    My child fears going to this school he's been threatened made fun of and I feel like some of the teachers dread coming to work each day so they take it out on the wrong kids.I know the school is not a babysitting service but there really need to be cameras in this school.and I;ve asked for help on my child's grades huh no such luck. I'm in the dark about a lot of things. Helpless in tarrant!

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