Taft Middle School

  • Taft Middle School serves 591 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OK average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Taft Middle School operates within the Oklahoma City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 591 students has declined by 30% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 591 students
Taft Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Taft Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Taft Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Taft Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Taft Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
4%
15%
Taft Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
Taft Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
51%
16%
Taft Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
18%
9%
Taft Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
50%
Taft Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Taft Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
8%
Taft Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Taft Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.47
Taft Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
52%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
9%
Taft Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Oklahoma City School District's student population of 45,541 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,604 is higher than the state average of $9,795. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,658 is higher than the state average of $9,520. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Oklahoma City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
2
Number of Students Managed 45,541 429
Oklahoma City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $475 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $477 MM $4 MM
Oklahoma City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,604 $9,795
Oklahoma City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,658 $9,520
Oklahoma City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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