Taft School

  • Taft School serves 276 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Taft School's student population of 276 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students276 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Taft School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Taft School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
36%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Taft School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
59%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Taft School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Taft School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Taft School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taft School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taft School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taft School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Holland 151 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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