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Tarkington Intermediate Dress Code

Fingertip length – all shirts worn over leggings, dresses, and shorts must reach past the student’s fingertips when the student is standing straight up with arms at the sides. (The top layer must be fingertip length.)

Holes in jeans – no skin above the knee may show. 

Sleeveless shirts – must be three adult fingers wide at the shoulder.

Hats - only allowed on designated hat days.

“Raise your hands and touch your toes— if anything shows,

go change your clothes!”


Lunch Schedule 2019 – 2020

5th Grade Front Pod – May, Morrison, Spillers

11:00 – 11:30


4th Grade Group 2 – Dauenhauer, Hankins, Thomas, L. Walker

11:30 – 12:00


4th Grade Group 1 – Deming, Street, Velasquez

12:00 – 12:30


5th Grade Back Pod – Emmert, Rice, C. Walker, Willis

12:15 – 12:45

Here are a few things to keep in mind about lunches:

Adult Lunches are $2.75

Sweet and Unsweet Tea are available for adults

Please do not take pictures of anyone except your child

Please limit your phone usage (no students using the phone)

For the security of students, a staff member must open the door to the cafeteria for you and also for you to get back in the building

$0.50 Ice Cream Day – Wednesdays

YouTube Thursdays – be prepared for cool videos and loud music/singing/dancing/laughing


Tarkington Intermediate School

Calesta House, Principal

Jessiene Bruce, Assistant Principal

Lynette Croft, Counselor

Rosa Yancey, Administrative Assistant/Registrar


TIS Campus Calendar

Upcoming Events

Contact Information & Schedule

Tarkington Intermediate School
2770 FM 163 Rd. 
Cleveland, Texas 77327

Phone: 281-592-6134
Fax: 281-592-2453


School Hours

Monday through Friday: 7:15 am - 4:00 pm

Students released to classrooms: 7:45 am 

Class Instruction begins / tardy bell rings:  7:55 am

Attendance bells: 9:05 am and 3:25 pm  

Dismissal Bell: 3:30 pm 



Please make all transportation changes before 2:30.

No student pickups from the office after 3:00 pm.

This will help ensure that your child gets home the correct way each day.



The Parent and Family Engagement CONNECTION

Title 1

Tarkington Intermediate is a Title I campus.  The campus program is a school-wide program, which allows Title 1 funds and resources to be used to benefit the entire campus student population. Tarkington Intermediate continually monitors the implementation of the Title I plan and welcomes input from parents, school staff, and community members regarding its current and future Title I plans. If you would like to participate on the school’s Title I planning team or make comments on the plan, please contact the principal at 281-592-6134.