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Taft school information

Index Taft California National
Average Test Scores36%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Taft are 24% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Taft
  • 62.3% of people in Taft have completed 8th grade
  • 60.8% of people in Taft have completed high school
  • 10.6% of people in Taft have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Taft

      Index Taft California National
      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%

      Taft, CA School Districts

      • Taft Union High School District
      • Taft City Elementary School District

      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 36%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      McKittrick, CA13058%19.8%
      Fellows, CA5450%3.1%
      New Cuyama, CA55033%31.3%
      Tupman, CA13427%43.8%
      Maricopa, CA2,15721%56.3%
      Taft, CA9,18936%24.3%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Lenoir City, TN9,19148%0.2%
      Lancaster, SC9,18742%11.9%
      Fruitland Park, FL9,18549%1.0%
      Belgrade, MT9,18456%16.8%
      Valley, AL9,19540%17.2%
      Taft, CA9,18936%24.3%
      Source: The Taft, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.