Taft Academy

2445 9th St.
Sanger, CA 93657
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 483 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Taft Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 37:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Taft Academy's student population of 483 students has grown by 666% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 225% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Taft Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Taft Academy is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7619 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
33%
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32%
47%
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15-19%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
37:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
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≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Taft Academy's ranking?
Taft Academy is ranked #7619 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Taft Academy?
The graduation rate of Taft Academy is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Taft Academy?
483 students attend Taft Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Taft Academy students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Asian, 8% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taft Academy?
Taft Academy has a student ration of 37:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Taft Academy offer ?
Taft Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Taft Academy part of?
Taft Academy is part of Sanger Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 37:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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