Taft Elementary School

419 Downing Ave.
Stockton, CA 95206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Taft Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Taft Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Taft Elementary School's student population of 498 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Taft Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8994 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStockton Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Taft Elementary School is Edison High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Great Valley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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