Taft High School



Taft High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft 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
9 918
10 821
11 733
12 626

Taft High School is a public high school of the Northside Independent School District located in San Antonio, TX. It has 3,098 students in grades 9th through 12th. Taft High School is the 54th largest public high school in Texas and the 229th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 3,098
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 176.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 229th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 54th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,833rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 70th out of 2,121

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Taft High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,565
(51%)
14,945
(49%)
 Male 1,533
(49%)
15,607
(51%)

Taft High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,025
(65%)
20,579
(67%)
 White 595
(19%)
5,875
(19%)
 Black 275
(9%)
2,194
(7%)
 Two or More 114
(4%)
829
(3%)
 Asian 70
(2%)
943
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(0%)
88
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
44
(0%)

Taft High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,892
(61%)
17,157
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 911
(29%)
11,549
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 295
(10%)
1,846
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Taft High School is ranked 192nd out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.9%) is lower than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2545
2006 2613
2007 2876
2008 2787
2009 2820
2010 2559
2011 2527
2012 2620
2013 2778
2014 2901
2015 3098

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 18.3
2007 17.5
2008 17
2009 16.7
2010 16.2
2011 16.9
2012 18.1
2013 17.2
2014 16.6
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34027504911591
2006 0.3417527745886
2007 0.35987482614743
2008 0.37172587011123
2009 0.39893617021277
2010 0.44353262993357
2011 0.46299960427384
2012 0.45152671755725
2013 0.44888408927286
2014 0.41537400896243
2015 0.38928340865074

Compare Taft High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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