Taft Union High School



Taft Union High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft Union High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 247
10 236
11 231
12 225

Taft Union High School is a public high school of the Taft Union High School District located in Taft, CA. It has 939 students in grades 9th through 12th. Taft Union High School is the 847th largest public high school in California and the 6,233rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 939
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.89

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Taft Union High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 483
(51%)
523
(51%)
 Male 456
(49%)
507
(49%)

Taft Union High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 487
(52%)
548
(53%)
 Hispanic 384
(41%)
412
(40%)
 American Indian 22
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Black 9
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)

Taft Union High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 437
(47%)
465
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 406
(43%)
461
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(10%)
104
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Taft Union High School is ranked 728th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft Union High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Taft Union High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 907
2006 923
2007 956
2008 950
2009 963
2010 935
2011 960
2012 939

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.7
2007 12.3
2008 14.8
2009 14.8
2010 N/A
2011 14.8
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50606394707828
2006 0.47345612134345
2007 0.4571129707113
2008 0.43368421052632
2009 0.50051921079958
2010 0.48449197860963
2011 0.49166666666667
2012 0.5346112886049

Compare Taft Union High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 53.5%
 

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