Taft High School
Best High School in Texas#1013
|Rating||1 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||TAFT ISD|
|Location||502 RINCON RD
TAFT, TX 78390
Taft High School has an academic rating well below the average for Texas high schools based on its low test performance. It is ranked 1013rd in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Taft High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0.6%||2|
vs. other Texas high schoolsLower 9.1%
79.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, TAFT H S students are largely low income and rank 1082nd in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas1067th
Rating1 out of 10
Students at Taft High School scored an average 56% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well below the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 10.3% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||60% to 69%*||55% to 59%*|
|Boys||50% to 59%*||40% to 44%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||-||-|
|Hispanic||55% to 59%*||45% to 49%*|
|White||50% or more*||60% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score990
The average SAT score for Taft High School students in 2015 was 990.
AP Course and Test Performance
TAFT H S has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||23%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||24%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||21%|
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Taft High School
502 RINCON RD