Robert A. Taft Elementary School

3829 Guilford Ave Nw
Canton, OH 44718
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Robert A. Taft Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Robert A. Taft Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 57%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Robert A. Taft Elementary School's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert A. Taft Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Robert A. Taft Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1086 out of 3137 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
65%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Robert A. Taft Elementary School's ranking?
Robert A. Taft Elementary School is ranked #1086 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What schools are Robert A. Taft Elementary School often compared to?
Robert A. Taft Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ransom H Barr Elementary School, Middlebranch Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Robert A. Taft Elementary School?
358 students attend Robert A. Taft Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Robert A. Taft Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert A. Taft Elementary School?
Robert A. Taft Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Robert A. Taft Elementary School offer ?
Robert A. Taft Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Robert A. Taft Elementary School part of?
Robert A. Taft Elementary School is part of Plain Local School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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