William Howard Taft Elementary



William Howard Taft Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

William Howard Taft Elementary Students by Grade
PK 8
K 40
1 45
2 42
3 48
4 47
5 46
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

William Howard Taft Elementary is a public elementary school located in Boise, ID in the Boise Independent School District. It enrolls 321 students in grades 1st through 12th. William Howard Taft Elementary is the 236th largest public school in Idaho and the 39,336th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 321
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,336th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 236th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 60th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 144th out of 391

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William Howard Taft Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 175
(55%)
7,565
(51%)
 Female 146
(45%)
7,188
(49%)

William Howard Taft Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 216
(67%)
11,484
(78%)
 Black 45
(14%)
384
(3%)
 Asian 28
(9%)
588
(4%)
 Hispanic 18
(6%)
1,759
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
94
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
74
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
370
(3%)

William Howard Taft Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(73%)
5,772
(39%)
 Not Eligible 82
(26%)
8,335
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, William Howard Taft Elementary is ranked 115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of William Howard Taft Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

William Howard Taft Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 347
2006 312
2007 328
2008 373
2009 360
2010 330
2011 348
2012 321

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.7
2007 16.7
2008 19.4
2009 18.9
2010 13.7
2011 16.4
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65417867435159
2006 0.62820512820513
2007 0.59451219512195
2008 0.64075067024129
2009 0.72777777777778
2010 0.77575757575758
2011 0.66954022988506
2012 0.74454828660436

Compare William Howard Taft Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.5%
 

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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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