Taft Charter High School

Tel: (818)227-3600
  • Taft Charter High School serves 2,441 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Taft Charter High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2441 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,441 students
Gender %Taft Charter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
Students by GradeTaft Charter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
38%
54%
Black
12%
6%
White
41%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsTaft Charter High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.