Taft Elementary



Taft Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Taft Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 107
1 91
2 88
3 58
4 94
5 86
6 76
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Taft Elementary is a public elementary school located in Orange, CA in the Orange Unified School District. It enrolls 600 students in grades 1st through 12th. Taft Elementary is the 2,184th largest public school in California and the 13,665th largest nationally. It has 29.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 600
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,665th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,184th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,024th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,392nd out of 6,257

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Taft Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 303
(51%)
8,099
(49%)
 Male 297
(50%)
8,427
(51%)

Taft Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 553
(92%)
9,640
(58%)
 White 34
(6%)
4,341
(26%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
1,792
(11%)
 Black 2
(0%)
175
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
499
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
42
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Taft Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 456
(76%)
7,167
(43%)
 Not Eligible 97
(16%)
8,384
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(8%)
975
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Taft Elementary is ranked 1,330th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Taft Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 631
2006 586
2007 562
2008 531
2009 537
2010 527
2011 508
2012 524
2013 558
2014 579
2015 600

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 18.9
2007 18.1
2008 20.6
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 28.2
2012 29.8
2013 32.9
2014 31.3
2015 29.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68621236133122
2006 0.67235494880546
2007 0.69217081850534
2008 0.69303201506591
2009 0.78212290502793
2010 0.78178368121442
2011 0.99409448818898
2012 0.8530534351145
2013 0.8584229390681
2014 0.86873920552677
2015 0.83833333333333

Compare Taft Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,970.0% 29.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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Public KG - 06 600 29.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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