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Please click here to read more about our upcoming 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony & Dance.



April Student of the Month

6th Grade

Sophia Salazar & Cayde Squier

7th Grade

Jeanna Schindler & Tyler Morrison

8th Grade

McKenzie Morris & Gavin Edwards


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Summer Drug Testing

Posted Date: 05/10/2018

If you plan to participate in UIL One Act Play, Academic UIL, Athletics, Cheer or 7th and 8th Grade Band you must be drug tested.  We will be offering drug testing from 8am-11am @ Tarkington High

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Christmas Card Artwork

Posted Date: 11/14/2017

Congratulations to Brylee Holmes!  Her artwork was chosen by Mr. Weldon to appear on our Tarkington ISD Christmas

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Do The WRITE Thing

Posted Date: 05/31/2017

Tarkington Middle School students, Benjamin Stephens and Dillen Cooper had their essays chosen for the Do The WRITE Thing campaign. Pictured are TMS Principal, Michael Kelley, Benjamin Stephens,

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Student Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

Please click here to see the procedures regarding dropping off students in the mornings.




Michael Kelley


Karen Deming

Asst. Principal

Morgane Rodiek


Barbie Braud

Principal’s Secretary


Shari Gilmore



TMS Campus Calendar

Upcoming Events

School Hours

7:55 am – 3:39 pm

**Transportation Notice**

Changes to your student‘s transportation must be made before 2:30 pm. 


In case of inclement weather, drop-off and pick-up will be at the covered sidewalk by the Band Hall doors. 

TMS Bell Schedule

Tutorials – 7:30 – 7:50

1st period – 7:55 – 8:45

2nd period – 8:49 – 9:39

3rd period – 9:43 – 10:33

4th period – 10:37 – 11:27

5th period A – 11:27 – 11:57

5th period B – 11:57 – 12:27

5th period C – 12:27 – 12:57

6th period – 1:01 – 1:51

7th period – 1:55 – 2:45

8th period – 2:49 – 3:39

Contact Information

Tarkington Middle School
2770 FM 163
Cleveland, Texas 77327
Phone: 281-592-7737
Fax: 281-592-5241

Mission Statement

TMS Mission Statement

The mission of Tarkington Middle School is to provide opportunities to ensure each student achieves his or her greatest potential through support of these academic and citizenship elements:

Solutions to problems in preparation for the future
High standards of achievement; mastery beyond curricular basics
Opportunities for learning and growing in a holistic atmosphere
Responsible members of the community
Thoughtful actions, "think twice before you act"
Honesty in all situations
Organization skills to meet the needs of today's students
Respect for all, for yourself, and for what you do
Never losing sight of goals
Spirit to achieve and never give up

Teacher of the Month

August – Danielle Thompson

September – Brittany Berton

October – Michelle Coogler

November – Edie Lang

December – Shelby Browder

January – Kathy Stewart

February – Jason Bowen

March – Amy Boie



Paraprofessional of the Month

August – Barbie Braud

September – Becky Placker

October – Courtney Adams

November – Amber Keith

December – Sheila Horne

January – Shari Gilmore

February – Ashley McMaster

March – Rachel Sharp