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Welcome to the THS Counselors webpage!

On this page you will find information regarding scholarships, testing dates and other information to help you navigate your high school years as well as help juniors and seniors to prepare to enter college. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to see or contact your counselor (Last name A-L: Mrs. Abke; M-Z: Mrs. Meekins). They can be reached via email at and or by calling 281-592-7739.



     Each graduating class, or cohort, receives important information from the high school counseling office regarding upcoming events, such as testing dates, available scholarships, etc. If you would like to receive this information, please send your name and your student(s) name(s) with their graduation year to our Technology Director, Crystal Dean at or to the registrar Jessica Herndon at

     For example: Sally Field ( Please add me to the email group Class of 2020, as my son Sam is a junior.

THS 2020-2021 Academic Course Planning Guide click here.

THS Campus Calendar

Upcoming Events

Contact Information

Tarkington High School
2770 FM 163
Cleveland, Texas 77327
Phone: 281-592-7739
Fax: 281-592-0693

Student Hours

7:55 am - 3:39 pm

Tutorials are available every morning from 7:30 - 7:55 & afternoon from 3:39 - 4:00

Please see the Teacher Tutorial Time form located under the Student/Parent Resources tab for specific days and times.

THS Vision

To guide our students successfully both academically and socially through the 21st century. 

THS Mission Statement

Empowering students with skills to compete in an ever-evolving global community within a safe, supportive, and diverse learning environment.

THS Values & Beliefs

* Exhibit school pride
* Fostering professional & personal growth
* Believe in all students
* Fairness, honesty and respect for all stakeholders
* Celebrate & support student success
* Promote rigorous and relevant instruction
* Expect high achievement for all
* Collaboration with all stakeholders
* Consistent & equitable classroom management
* Technological advancement and integration for all stakeholders
* Student-centric decision making
* Protection of instructional time


Teacher of the Month

Aug – Laurie Williams
Sept – Jason Bowen
Oct – Madison Brown
Nov – Terri Audilet
Dec – Samantha Cummings
Jan – Krista Errington
Feb – Kaleb Fontenot
March – Jason Anderson


Paraprofessional of the Month

Aug – Christy Sanford
Sept – Jessica Herndon
Oct – Sherri Smith
Nov – Heather Bohannon
Dec – Kathryn Hudman
Jan – Joe Lasco
Feb – Joni Baker
March – Brandee McNary