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  • Parkview Elementary
  • 520 A St., Taft
  • Taft City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Taft Primary
  • 212 Lucard St., Taft
  • Taft City
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Lincoln Junior High
  • 810 Sixth St., Taft
  • Taft City
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 601
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Taft Union High
  • 701 Wildcat Way, Taft
  • Taft Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 985
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 811 Sixth St., Taft
  • Taft City
  • Grades: 2 - 5 · Students: 439
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Buena Vista High (continuation)
  • 701 7th St., Taft
  • Taft Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 73
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • West Side Rop
  • Po Box 1337, Taft
  • West Side ROP
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Taft school information

Average Test Scores27%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The Taft, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Taft public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 29% lower than than the California average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Taft public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.8% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Taft

Completed 8th grade62.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school60.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college37.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 9 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Taft. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Taft, CA schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Taft, CA, an average of 62.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 60.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Taft schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Taft, CA schools.

Source: The Taft, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.