Taft High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
15.9
Geometry Proficiency
3.4
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,527 Students
  • 150 Teachers

Taft High School
11600 F M 471 WEST
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78253

Phone: (210) 397-6000

District: Northside Independent School District

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 31 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 79 percent. Taft High School is 1 of 14 high schools in the Northside Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Bronze

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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 2,527
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 79%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 46%
Full-Time Teachers 150

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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 59%
Proficient in Geometry 90%
College Readiness Index 15.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
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 14
Total Students 27,394
Proficient in Reading (district average) 60%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 84%
College Readiness (district average) 27.1

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Nearby Schools

Taft High School is 1 of 14 schools in the Northside Independent School District.

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