Taft school information

Average Test Scores43%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,235
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Taft are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Taft.
  • 63.6% of people in Taft have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.0% of people in Taft have completed high school.
  • 10.0% of people in Taft have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Taft

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  • Buena Vista High (Continuation)701 7Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 12 · Ratio: 0:112
  • Conley Elementary623 Rose Ave.Grades: KG - 03Students: 221 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Jefferson Elementary318 Taylor St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 234 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Lincoln Junior High810 Sixth St.Grades: 02 - 08Students: 709 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Parkview Elementary520 A St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 249 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Roosevelt Elementary811 Sixth St.Grades: 02 - 05Students: 451 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Taft Community Day623 Rose Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 4 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Taft Primary212 Lucard St.Grades: KG - 03Students: 223 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Taft Union High701 7Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 935 · Ratio: 0:145
  • West Side RopPo Box 1337Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Taft

Completed 8th grade63.6%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school63.0%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college38.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree18.1%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors10.0%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Taft (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fellows, CA9877%12%
McKittrick, CA11250%27%
New Cuyama, CA59136%47%
Maricopa, CA1,15825%64%
Taft, CA9,06343%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sheffield, AL9,06771%5%
Thomaston, GA9,06887%28%
Columbia City, IN9,05783%21%
Fallston, MD9,05695%40%
Fitzgerald, GA9,05485%24%
Taft, CA9,06343%36%
Source: The Taft, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.