Taft Elementary School
Taft Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Taft Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 503 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 53% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 47% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Taft Elementary School's student population of 503 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Taft Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#813 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the Taft Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
First Day of School K-6
August 04, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of KinderU
August 11, 2022 (Thursday)
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
No School - Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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