Taft School



Taft School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft School Students by Grade
PK 99
K 135
1 133
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taft School is a public elementary school located in Harvey, IL in the South Holland School District 151. It enrolls 367 students in grades 1st through 12th. Taft School is the 1,402nd largest public school in Illinois and the 34,972nd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 367
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,972nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,402nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,500th out of 2,345

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Taft School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 193
(53%)
715
(50%)
 Male 174
(47%)
723
(50%)

Taft School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 193
(53%)
913
(63%)
 Hispanic 159
(43%)
469
(33%)
 White 8
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(1%)

Taft School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(56%)
1,053
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(34%)
212
(15%)
 Not Eligible 38
(10%)
173
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Taft School is ranked 574th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 367
2006 338
2007 364
2008 399
2009 336
2010 329
2011 384
2012 367

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 11.3
2007 14.6
2008 16
2009 14.6
2010 15
2011 17.5
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62397820163488
2006 0.80769230769231
2007 0.77197802197802
2008 0.75438596491228
2009 0.81547619047619
2010 0.77811550151976
2011 0.87239583333333
2012 0.89645776566757

Compare Taft School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Taft School
Harvey, IL
Public PK - 01 367 15.8:1  
Holmes Elementary School
Harvey, IL
Public KG - 06 371 13.9:1 1 miles
Calvary Academy
South Holland, IL
Private KG - 08 318 13:1 1 miles
Coolidge Middle School
Phoenix, IL
Public 06 - 08 482 13.7:1 1 miles
Lowell-Longfellow Elementary School
Harvey, IL
Public KG - 06 256 14.1:1 2 miles
Apostolic Kingdom Christian Academy
South Holland, IL
Private PK - 07 117 8:1 2 miles
Laren Montessori School
South Holland, IL
Private PK - 02 86 8:1 2 miles
Calvin Christian School
South Holland, IL
Private PK - 08 195 13:1 2 miles
Whittier Elementary School
Harvey, IL
Public KG - 06 286 10.7:1 2 miles
New Convent Christian Academy
Phoenix, IL
Private PK - 12 91 6:1 2 miles
Riley Preschool
Harvey, IL
Public PK - PK 199 17.8:1 2 miles
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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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