Taft Middle School

Taft Middle School serves 808 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the OK average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Taft Middle School operates within the Oklahoma City School District.

Overview

The student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 808 students
Taft Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Taft Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Taft Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
5%
15%
Taft Middle School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
5%
2%
Taft Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
43%
14%
Taft Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
26%
11%
Taft Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
21%
52%
Taft Middle School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Taft Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.71 0.47
Taft Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
88%
52%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,631 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Oklahoma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
2
Number of Students Managed 47,631 430
Oklahoma City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $400 MM $4 MM
District Spending $344 MM $4 MM
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: 2013 (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 CityCleveland Elementary School
    2725 Nw 23rd St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)945-1150
    0.2 mi | 377 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Oklahoma CityNorthwest Classen High School
    2801 Nw 27th St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)942-5551
    0.3 mi | 1022 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Oklahoma CityAstec Charter High School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 347 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Oklahoma CityAstec Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 386 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Oklahoma CityLinwood Elementary School
    3416 Nw 17th
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)587-1700
    0.8 mi | 491 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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