PROFICIENCY 77% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%South Bend Community Sch Corp
38%South Bend

Tarkington Traditional Center is a school servicing grades KG to 4 and is located in the district of "South Bend Community Sch Corp" in South Bend, IN. There are a total of 353 students and 4 teachers at Tarkington Traditional Center, for a student to teacher ratio of 89 to 1. There are a total of 124 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Tarkington Traditional Center has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 77.0%, which is 16% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio89:1
Free lunch124
Reduced lunch33


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Tarkington Traditional Center, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Tarkington Traditional Center race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 64.9% 35.8% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 17.8% 34.5% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.0% 1.4% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 18.7% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.5% 9.2% 4.4% 3.1%

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South Bend demographics profile

StatisticSouth BendIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,43318091
Median age33.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Speak English85%92%79%
Speak Spanish11%5%13%

Education level achieved in South Bend

IndexSouth BendIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Tarkington Traditional Center data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.