3722 Anderson Street
Boise, ID 83703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Taft Elementary School serves 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Taft Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Taft Elementary School's student population of 239 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Taft Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#607 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
29%
1%
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White
52%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
96%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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