Taft Middle School

Taft Middle School serves 596 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the OK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 596 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 596 students
Taft Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Taft Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Taft Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Taft Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 13:1 17:1
Taft Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
6%
15%
Taft Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
2%
Taft Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
46%
15%
Taft Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
22%
9%
Taft Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
20%
52%
Taft Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
7%
Taft Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Taft Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.70 0.47
Taft Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
83%
52%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,715 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,177 is higher than the state average of $8,655. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,754 is less than the state average of $9,253. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Oklahoma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
2
Number of Students Managed 45,715 430
Oklahoma City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $391 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $373 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,177 $8,655
Oklahoma City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,754 $9,253
Oklahoma City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • Oklahoma CityCleveland Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 396 students2725 Northwest 23rd St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)587-8200
    0.2PK-6396
  • Oklahoma CityNorthwest Classen High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1060 students2801 Northwest 27th St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)587-6300
    0.39-121060
  • Oklahoma CityAstec Charter High School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 383 students2401 Nw 23rd St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)947-6272
    0.69-12383
  • Oklahoma CityAstec Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 412 students2401 Nw 23rd St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)947-6272
    0.66-8412
  • Oklahoma CityLinwood Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 509 students3416 Northwest 17th St
    Oklahoma CityOK 73107
    (405)587-1700
    0.8PK-6509

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