2901 Northwest 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Taft Middle School serves 699 students in grades 6-8.
Taft Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oklahoma 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 14% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 34%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oklahoma state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

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School Overview

Taft Middle School's student population of 699 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Taft Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,700 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Middle School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OK)
Overall Testing Rank
#1555 out of 1700 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
5%
14%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
54%
17%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
15%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 699 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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