Taft Grade School



Taft Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft Grade School Students by Grade
PK 8
K 35
1 33
2 43
3 43
4 40
5 46
6 32
7 28
8 35
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taft Grade School is a public elementary school located in Lockport, IL in the Taft School District 90. It enrolls 343 students in grades 1st through 12th. Taft Grade School is the 1,545th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,314th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,314th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,545th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 673rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,132nd out of 2,345

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Taft Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 180
(52%)
180
(52%)
 Male 163
(48%)
163
(48%)

Taft Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(82%)
280
(82%)
 Hispanic 37
(11%)
37
(11%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
12
(3%)
 Black 10
(3%)
10
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Taft Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 196
(57%)
196
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(30%)
102
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(13%)
45
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Taft Grade School is ranked 1,455th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 325
2006 308
2007 295
2008 316
2009 295
2010 334
2011 337
2012 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 15.4
2007 18.4
2008 22.6
2009 14.4
2010 15.5
2011 16
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23076923076923
2006 0.21428571428571
2007 0.19661016949153
2008 0.27848101265823
2009 0.37627118644068
2010 0.33532934131737
2011 0.41246290801187
2012 0.42857142857143

Compare Taft Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 343 12.2:1  
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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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