Taft Primary



Taft Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft Primary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 62
2 50
3 56
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taft Primary is a public elementary school located in Taft, CA in the Taft City School District. It enrolls 228 students in grades 1st through 12th. Taft Primary is the 5,406th largest public school in California and the 46,615th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,406th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,025th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,490th out of 6,159

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Taft Primary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 123
(54%)
1,060
(51%)
 Female 105
(46%)
1,023
(49%)

Taft Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 117
(51%)
994
(48%)
 White 98
(43%)
990
(48%)
 Black 6
(3%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(1%)

Taft Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 165
(72%)
1,423
(68%)
 Not Eligible 44
(19%)
427
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(8%)
233
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Taft Primary is ranked 3,941st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 182
2006 185
2007 183
2008 172
2009 200
2010 223
2011 220
2012 228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 15.4
2007 14.1
2008 17.2
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 23.5
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70879120879121
2006 0.66486486486486
2007 0.72677595628415
2008 0.59302325581395
2009 0.655
2010 0.77130044843049
2011 0.30454545454545
2012 0.80701754385965

Compare Taft Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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Public KG - 03 228 24.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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