Tarkington Traditional Center



Tarkington Traditional Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tarkington Traditional Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 65
2 60
3 58
4 66
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tarkington Traditional Center is a public elementary school located in South Bend, IN in the South Bend Community School Corporation. It enrolls 315 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tarkington Traditional Center is the 849th largest public school in Indiana and the 39,913th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,913th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 849th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 390th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 800th out of 1,125

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Tarkington Traditional Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 165
(52%)
6,433
(48%)
 Male 150
(48%)
6,933
(52%)

Tarkington Traditional Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 210
(67%)
4,636
(35%)
 Black 57
(18%)
4,643
(35%)
 Two or More 31
(10%)
1,321
(10%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
198
(1%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
2,517
(19%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Tarkington Traditional Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 171
(54%)
3,296
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(35%)
9,011
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
1,059
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Tarkington Traditional Center is ranked 810th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tarkington Traditional Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 Traditional Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 308
2006 282
2007 292
2008 270
2009 273
2010 314
2011 301
2012 315

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 N/A
2007 12
2008 11.7
2009 13.1
2010 17.1
2011 15.8
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46753246753247
2006 0.5354609929078
2007 0.52054794520548
2008 0.53333333333333
2009 0.51648351648352
2010 0.39808917197452
2011 0.47508305647841
2012 0.45714285714286

Compare Tarkington Traditional Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.7%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 04 315 16.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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