Taft Elementary School serves 242 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 242 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 43%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in ID
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education
Taft Elementary School's student population of 242 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Taft Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#665 out of 707 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Taft Elementary School's ranking?
Taft Elementary School is ranked #665 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Taft Elementary School often compared to?
Taft Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Collister Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
How many students attend Taft Elementary School?
242 students attend Taft Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Taft Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taft Elementary School?
Taft Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Taft Elementary School offer ?
Taft Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Taft Elementary School part of?
Taft Elementary School is part of Boise Independent School District.
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