Taft Middle School



Taft Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 204
7 203
8 208
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taft Middle School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.1

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Taft Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 316
(51%)
5,822
(51%)
 Female 299
(49%)
5,567
(49%)

Taft Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(86%)
8,104
(71%)
 Black 34
(6%)
1,603
(14%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
701
(6%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
719
(6%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
200
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Taft Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 441
(72%)
5,466
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(23%)
5,202
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(5%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Taft Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.3%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 708
2006 710
2007 699
2008 662
2009 646
2010 652
2011 657
2012 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.7
2007 15.4
2008 13.6
2009 13.9
2010 14
2011 14.1
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25141242937853
2006 0.23661971830986
2007 0.24749642346209
2008 0.28851963746224
2009 0.34674922600619
2010 0.38036809815951
2011 0.39421613394216
2012 0.28292682926829

Compare Taft Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.3%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 615 15:1  
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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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