William H Taft Middle School (Closed 2005)

William H Taft Middle School served 135 students in grades 8.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 8
Total Students
135 students
This chart display total students of William H Taft Middle School by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2004-2005 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Black
41%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
White
12%
57%
This chart display the percentage of White students in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William H Taft Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of William H Taft Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William H Taft Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2004-2005 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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