Robert Taft Middle School

  • Robert Taft Middle School serves 1,100 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Robert Taft Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Robert Taft Middle School's student population of 1,100 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert Taft Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert Taft Middle School is 0.35, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#300 out of 1769 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
80%
68%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.350.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrown Point Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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