Taft Middle School

Taft Middle School serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the OK average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Taft Middle School operates within the Oklahoma City School District.

Overview

The student population of 848 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 848 students
Taft Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Taft Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Taft Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
American Indian
5%
16%
Taft Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
2%
Taft Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
44%
13%
Taft Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
11%
Taft Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
19%
53%
Taft Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Taft Middle School Sch Ethnicity Taft Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.66
Taft Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
52%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
10%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,119 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Oklahoma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
2
Number of Students Managed 46,119 427
Oklahoma City School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $400 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $344 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,723 $9,367
Oklahoma City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,381 $9,180
Oklahoma City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwest Classen High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Astec Charter Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cleveland Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oklahoma City Cleveland Elementary School
    2725 Nw 23rd St
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)945-1150
    0.2  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oklahoma City Northwest Classen High School
    2801 Nw 27th St
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)942-5551
    0.3  mi  |  982  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oklahoma City Astec Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oklahoma City Astec Charter High School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma City , OK , 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Okc Linwood Elementary School
    3416 Nw 17th
    Okc , OK , 73107
    (405)587-1700
    0.8  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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