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Summer Hours

7 am – 4 pm

Monday – Thursday


New Student Registration Schedule for 2018 – 2019

Wednesday, August 8th No AM Registration 1:00 – 3:30
***Thursday, August 9th*** 8:30 – 11:30 1:00 – 3:30
Friday, August 10th 8:30 – 11:30 1:00 – 3:30
Monday, August 13th 8:30 – 11:30 1:00 – 3:30
***Tuesday, August 14*** 8:30 – 11:30 1:00 – 3:30
Wednesday, August 15th 8:30 – 11:30 1:00 – 3:30
Thursday, August 16th Registration Closed
Friday, August 17th Registration Closed
Monday, August 20th Registration Closed

***August 9th and August 14th will be evening registration at Tarkington High School for ALL AGES from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.




Yearbook Award of Excellence

We are so proud of our 2018 Yearbook staff for winning the National Yearbook Program of Excellence Award. Thank you AMY BOIE for leading our students towards earning such a prestigous

Posted Date: 06/16/2018

Summer Drug Testing

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

Posted Date: 05/10/2018

Do The WRITE Thing

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,

Posted Date: 05/31/2017


Student Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

1.  Student drop-off and pick-up takes place on the Bus Barn side of the Middle School building.  If there are dry weather conditions, drop-off and pick-up students at the sidewalk that leads to the front of the Middle School.

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

3.  Please remain in line with the other vehicles.  All students must be dropped off at the sidewalk.  For safety reasons, students will not be allowed to walk across the parking lot in front of traffic.


Principal – Michael Kelley

Assistant Principal – Michael McDonald

Counselor – James Harris

Principal’s Secretary – Barbie Braud

Attendance Clerk/Registrar – 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