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 99
10 91
11 82
12 78

Taft High School is a public high school of the Taft Independent School District located in Taft, TX. It has 350 students in grades 9th through 12th. Taft High School is the 1,042nd largest public high school in Texas and the 13,623rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.4 to 1.

Total Students: 350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,623rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,042nd out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 686th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 923rd out of 2,121

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Taft High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 180
(51%)
302
(52%)
 Female 170
(49%)
278
(48%)

Taft High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 305
(87%)
517
(89%)
 White 40
(11%)
54
(9%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Taft High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(82%)
481
(83%)
 Not Eligible 56
(16%)
88
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
11
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Taft High School is ranked 768th 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 (84.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 349
2006 366
2007 354
2008 327
2009 302
2010 309
2011 297
2012 298
2013 303
2014 330
2015 350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.7
2006 8.7
2007 9.6
2008 10.7
2009 9.3
2010 9.2
2011 10.5
2012 9.8
2013 9.7
2014 10
2015 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73352435530086
2006 0.72404371584699
2007 0.75706214689266
2008 0.73700305810398
2009 0.84437086092715
2010 0.81229773462783
2011 0.67003367003367
2012 0.75167785234899
2013 0.84488448844884
2014 0.83333333333333
2015 0.84

Compare Taft High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 84.0%
 

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