Taft Middle School (Closed 2012)

19501 Berg Rd
Detroit, MI 48219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 54% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 78%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 82%) for the 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students (09-10)374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (09-10)25 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
54%
78%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
65%
82%
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Taft Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian (09-10)
n/a
2%
Asian (09-10)
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Taft Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Hispanic (09-10)
n/a
5%
Black (09-10)
98%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Taft Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White (09-10)
2%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Taft Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
81%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taft Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taft Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Taft Middle School is Cornerstone Health And Technology School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madisoncarver Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles Wright Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Charles Wright Academy Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 458 students
    0.1 miles
    19299 Berg Rd
    Detroit, MI 48219
    (313) 538-3024
    0.1 PK-4 458
  • Detroit David Ellis Academy Pk Charter School
    Grades: PK-K
    0.3 miles
    23500 West 7 Mile
    Detroit, MI 48219
    (313) 927-5395
    0.3 PK-K n/a
  • Detroit Cornerstone Health And Technology School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 532 students
    0.4 miles
    17351 Southfield Road
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 486-4260
    0.4 9-12 532
  • Detroit Madisoncarver Academy Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 648 students
    0.4 miles
    19900 Mcintyre St
    Detroit, MI 48219
    (313) 486-4626
    0.4 K-8 648
  • Detroit Weston Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 299 students
    0.4 miles
    22930 Chippewa St
    Detroit, MI 48219
    (313) 387-6038
    0.4 K-8 299
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