PROFICIENCY 18% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Santa Ana Unified
21%Santa Ana
38%California

Taft Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Santa Ana Unified" in Santa Ana, CA. There are a total of 641 students and 31 teachers at Taft Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 516 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Taft Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 54% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students641
Teachers30.5
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch516
Reduced lunch4

 

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, 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
All17%
36-9%
415-19%
515-19%
625-29%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
36-9%
410-14%
525-29%
625-29%
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 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 3.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 3.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 91.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Douglas Macarthur Fundamental Intermediate42%0.6Santa Ana, CA
Saddleback High19%0.8Santa Ana, CA
Magnolia Science Academy Santa Ana45%1.1Costa Mesa, CA
Jefferson Elementary22%1.3Santa Ana, CA
Greenville Fundamental Elementary39%1.3Santa Ana, CA
Washington Elementary20%1.4Santa Ana, CA
Segerstrom High45%1.5Santa Ana, CA
Monroe Elementary22%1.5Santa Ana, CA
Manuel Esqueda Elementary20%1.5Santa Ana, CA
Mcfadden Intermediate20%1.5Santa Ana, CA
Jim Thorpe Fundamental45%1.6Santa Ana, CA
Paularino Elementary37%1.7Costa Mesa, CA

Santa Ana demographics profile

StatisticSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Population333,60538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)12,29023291
Median age30.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English18%56%79%
Speak Spanish71%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Ana

IndexSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school52.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Taft Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.