Taft High School

11600 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78253
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 2,646 students in grades 9-12, Taft High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 97% (Top 10% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Taft High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Taft High School's student population of 2,646 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,646 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
158 teachers
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School Rankings

Taft High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Taft High School is 0.53, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4185 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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34%
41%
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53%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
66%
53%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
18%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
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97%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Taft High School's ranking?
Taft High School is ranked #4185 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Taft High School often compared to?
Taft High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brennan High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Taft High School?
The graduation rate of Taft High School is 97%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Taft High School?
2,646 students attend Taft High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Taft High School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taft High School?
Taft High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Taft High School offer ?
Taft High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Taft High School part of?
Taft High School is part of Northside ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Taft High School located?
Taft High School is located in the Far West Side neighborhood of San Antonio, TX. There are 73 other public schools located in Far West Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 97% (Top 10%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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