Taft High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
17.4
Math Proficiency
2.2
Reading Proficiency
2.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 2,830 Students
  • 162 Teachers

Taft High School
6530 WEST BRYN MAWR AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60631

Phone: (773) 534-1000

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

At Taft High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Taft High School is 30 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 50 percent. Taft High School is 1 of 107 high schools in the Chicago Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,830
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 50%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 58%
Full-Time Teachers 162

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 36%
Proficient in Math 30%
College Readiness Index 17.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 107
Total Students 95,704
Proficient in Reading (district average) 27%
Proficient in Math (district average) 23%
College Readiness (district average) 20.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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