Taft Primary

212 Lucard St.
Taft, CA 93268
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Taft Primary serves 215 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Taft Primary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Taft Primary's student population of 215 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Taft Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Taft Primary is 0.55, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5058 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
55%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
39%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaft City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Taft Primary is Taft Union High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taft Lincoln Junior High School Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 736 students
    0.6 miles
    810 Sixth St.
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 765-2127
    0.6 6-8 736
  • Taft Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 521 students
    0.6 miles
    811 Sixth St.
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 763-3113
    0.6 2-5 521
  • Taft Taft Union High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 954 students
    0.7 miles
    701 Wildcat Way
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 763-2300
    0.7 9-12 954
  • Taft Conley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 295 students
    1.0 miles
    623 Rose Ave.
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 765-4117
    1 K-3 295
  • Taft Buena Vista High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
    1.1 miles
    900 N. 10th St.
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 763-2383
    1.1 9-12 68

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