PROFICIENCY 39% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Mesa Unified District
55%Mesa
36%Arizona

Taft Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Mesa Unified District" in Mesa, AZ. There are a total of 450 students and 29 teachers at Taft Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 291 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Taft Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 8% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students450
Teachers29.05
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch291
Reduced lunch40

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Taft Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
350-54%
445-49%
560-69%
630-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
335-39%
430-34%
530-39%
611-19%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Taft Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 49.2% 47.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 4.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.0% 40.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 4.3% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 1.3% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Leading Edge Academy At East Mesa55%0.5Gilbert, AZ
Superstition Mountain Elementary School29%3.4Apache Junction, AZ
Imagine Superstition Middle School35%3.6Apache Junction, AZ
Imagine Prep Superstition70%3.6Apache Junction, AZ
Apache Trail High School30%3.8Apache Junction, AZ
Avalon Elementary30%4.1Apache Junction, AZ
Apache Junction High School29%4.2Apache Junction, AZ
Four Peaks Elementary School32%4.3Apache Junction, AZ
Cactus Canyon Junior High25%4.4Apache Junction, AZ
Towne Meadows Elementary School59%6.2Gilbert, AZ
Highland High School64%6.3Gilbert, AZ
Carol Rae Ranch Elementary60%6.5Gilbert, AZ

Mesa demographics profile

StatisticMesaArizonaNational
Population242,1316,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,7275791
Median age35.037.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English77%73%79%
Speak Spanish13%20%13%

Education level achieved in Mesa

IndexMesaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college74.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.2%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Taft Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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