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
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
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 0.47. 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%
Asian
5%
2%
Hispanic
44%
13%
Black
23%
11%
White
19%
53%
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 0.47
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.
91%
52%
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%

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 46,119 412
Oklahoma City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 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 | 361 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Oklahoma CityNorthwest Classen High School
    2801 Nw 27th St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)942-5551
    0.3 mi | 982 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 | 379 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Oklahoma CityAstec Charter High School
    Charter School
    2401 Nw 23rd St 3
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)947-6272
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 385 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OkcLinwood Elementary School
    3416 Nw 17th
    OkcOK 73107
    (405)587-1700
    0.8 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Oklahoma City, OK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is lower than the Oklahoma average of 0.51. The most diverse school in Oklahoma City is Gatewood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oklahoma or national school diversity statistics.