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
9 244
10 252
11 255
12 229

Taft Union High School is a public high school of the Taft Union High School District located in Taft, CA. It has 980 students in grades 9th through 12th. Taft Union High School is the 840th largest public high school in California and the 6,094th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 980
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,094th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 840th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 737th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 689th out of 2,608

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Taft Union High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 507
(52%)
550
(53%)
 Female 473
(48%)
497
(47%)

Taft Union High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 512
(52%)
553
(53%)
 Hispanic 402
(41%)
425
(41%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 20
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Black 9
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

Taft Union High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 535
(55%)
581
(55%)
 Not Eligible 400
(41%)
412
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
54
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Taft Union High School is ranked 688th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft Union High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 974
2014 985
2015 980

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
2013 16.3
2014 15.9
2015 15.9

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
2013 0.53182751540041
2014 0.55228426395939
2015 0.59183673469388

Compare Taft Union High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.2%
 

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