Tarkington School of Excellence

​Administrator’s Corner

Please visit www.cps.edu/equality to learn what you can do to oppose Governor Rauner’s recent veto for school funding.  We need to make our voices heard and influence our representatives to override his veto.  Take action now, they will vote within the next two weeks (by mid December 2016).

Tarkington School of Excellence was recently rated a 1+ school! Level 1+ is the highest level, indicating a nationally competitive school with opportunity to share best practices with others.  Click here for more information: http://cps.edu/Performance/Pages/PerformancePolicy.aspx.

Pre K-8

Tarkington School of Excellence

3330 W. 71st St.
Chicago , IL 60629
773-535-4700

Enrollment: 1072
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Football Game

​The Tarkington Tigers will be playing Marquette at Solario High School this Saturday 

Cash Cube

Students with perfect attendance for the month will have a chance in the cash cube.​

Parent Teacher Conferences - Report Card Pick Up

​Report card pick up day.

Latest News

CPS Students Showing Great Gains

CHICAGO – Stanford University professor Sean Reardon, a leading expert on education equality in the United States, presented a new analysis today on Chicago Public Schools that shows Chicago’s...

NWEA Testing Coming up in January

​NWEA testing will be happening school wide during the month of January.