Taft Elementary School

  • Taft Elementary School serves 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Taft Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Taft Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students235 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Taft Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Taft Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Taft Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Taft Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1274 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Taft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Taft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
8%
12%
Black
7%
9%
White
81%
70%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taft Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.340.49
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeenah Joint School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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