Taft Primary

  • Taft Primary serves 206 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Taft Primary's student population of 206 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Taft Primary's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Taft Primary is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7434 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
44%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taft Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taft Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaft City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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