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Tarkington Independent School District

Be sure to check out the website for your child’s campus for activities and important events taking place 


2018 Tarkington ISD Christmas Card Winners

 The artwork of Shyanne McKeand a 3rd grade student at Tarkington Primary and Bailey Nickens a 5th grade student at Tarkington Intermediate were chosen by Superintendent, Dr. Marc Keith to represent Tarkington ISD on the 2018 Christmas Card. The Christmas cards are sent out to neighboring districts and community businesses as well as community members. 


S. McKeand B. Nickens


Early Release notification

Friday, December 21 @ 1:10 p.m.



Substitute Training


Tarkington ISD will be holding a Substitute Teacher Training session on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administration Board Room. If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher for TISD, please fill out the online application located under the Employment section of the website. Once you have filled out an application, you will receive a letter in the mail. If you have previously applied but have not attended a training and would like to, please contact DeAnna McKay at




2018 9-4A Tarkington All District Football Team

Congratulations to the following football players on making the 2018 9-4A All District Football Team.    Offense: 1st Team Christian Howard- Receiver 2nd Team: Micah Hare- Offensive

Posted Date: 12/03/2018

THS Ladyhorn Volleyball

The Tarkington Ladyhorn volleyball season came to an end on Monday, November 5 with a loss to Livingston in 5 games. Although the Ladyhorns did not get to advance to the next round of playoffs, they

Posted Date: 11/09/2018

Tarkington FFA has a successful 2018 TVE

The Tarkington FFA was very successful at the 2018 TVE. Many of the students came home with buckles, banners and ribbons. Tarkington ISD is very proud of the students and their accomplishments. With

Posted Date: 10/25/2018

THS Thundering Horns Band Advances to Area Competition

The THS Thundering Horns band received a Superior Rating at the marching contest held on October 20, 2018. The band will now move on to compete at the Area competion on Saturday, October 27 in

Posted Date: 10/25/2018

Tarkington Student Foundation Round Up

The Tarkington Student Foundation held its annual Round Up on Saturday, October 6 at Tarkington Middle School. Mollie Lamber, TSF President said that this was a record breaking year for the

Posted Date: 10/25/2018

Vaping Notice


Parents of Tarkington HS and MS Students,

Vaping has become an alarming trend within our district. It is not only harmful to our student’s health, but devices and components are also illegal for students to possess or use at school. The consequences at school include ISS, DAEP, required 12 hour awareness course, minor in possession ticket, and loss of driver’s license.

Please make sure your student makes the right choice for their health and their future.

Everyone at Tarkington ISD wants what is best for every student and will continue to be diligent in this matter through education and adherence to the TISD Code of Conduct.

Thank you for your support and assistance in this matter.

Additional information may be found at the link below.



Our Vision

Tarkington ISD will empower and inspire every student
to meet the 
challenges of our rapidly changing world with
academic preparedness, 
a passion for life-long learning,
and a sense of social responsibility. 


Mission Statement

In the belief that all children should be educated to the fullest extent of their individual abilities, the Tarkington Independent School District's mission is to provide the essential academic skills and the necessary knowledge base for the student's lifelong learning. All students will be taught a core curriculum of English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, health, physical education, and technological literacy. All students will acquire a knowledge of citizenship and their economic responsibility, based on an appreciation of our American heritage and an understanding of the importance of its multicultural richness.

The Tarkington Independent School District will:

• provide the student with the opportunities to acquire communication and computational skills needed for functioning in a changing society.
• distribute with equity, for all students, all educational opportunities and resources.
• provide the student with adequate facilities and opportunities to apply his understanding of the skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom.
• provide the student with knowledge and skills for economic and occupational competence.
• aid the student with acquiring attitudes and skills that will promote good personal health and physical fitness.
• provide the proper atmosphere and opportunity in which the student can demonstrate an ability to participate in the American social and governmental process.
• help the student attain a knowledge, and an awareness and concern for important environmental and conservation factors.
• help the student develop and use problem solving, creative and critical thinking, and reasoning skills.





Tarkington Administration


Primary School

Intermediate School

Middle School

High School


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Contact Information

Tarkington ISD Administration
2770 FM 163
Cleveland, Tx 77327

281-592-8781 – phone
281-592-3969 – fax

Tarkington Primary School

Tarkington Intermediate School

Tarkington Middle School

Tarkington High School

Bus Barn/Maintenance

Tax Office






TISD Board Meeting Information


All board meetings are held in the TISD Board Room at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

**Dates & Times are subject to change**


Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, December 10, 2018 

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, January 22, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, February 11, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, March 18, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, April 15, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, May 20, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, June 17, 2019

Regular Scheduled Board Meeting – Monday, July 15, 2019




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