Taft school information

IndexTaftTexasNational
Average Test Scores52%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools57,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Taft, TX educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Taft public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 28% lower than than the Texas average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Taft public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.4% have completed high school, 6.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Taft are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Taft.
  • 70.3% of people in Taft have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.4% of people in Taft have completed high school.
  • 6.9% of people in Taft have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Shoreline Academy680 Peach Orchard RdGrades: 7 - 12Students: 92 · Ratio: 14:137
  • Taft High School400 College StGrades: 9 - 12Students: 330 · Ratio: 10:156
  • Taft J H400 College StGrades: 6 - 8Students: 247 · Ratio: 14:163

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Education level achieved in Taft

IndexTaftTexasNational
Completed 8th grade70.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school69.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Portland, TX16,14479%61%
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Odem, TX2,65473%47%
Corpus Christi, TX320,05069%40%
Taft, TX3,06652%5%

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Taft, TX3,06652%5%
Source: The Taft, TX 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.