Taft High School

6530 West Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631 | (773) 534-1000
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,686
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6530 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Arthur N Tarvardian
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,686
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 154.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,455 (54.2%)
  • Females: 1,231 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 483 (18.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,189 (44.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,672 (62.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Taft High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian110.4%
Black943.5%
Asian2278.5%
Hispanic91634.1%
White1,43853.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Taft High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade1114.1%
8th Grade1043.9%
9th Grade78629.3%
10th Grade70926.4%
11th Grade48217.9%
12th Grade49418.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
88.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
80.0%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
15.9%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.4%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Taft High School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 23, 2012
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Been a student at Taft for 4 years and I love it. Everyone's friendly and it's just a great place to be with a nice atmosphere.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 18, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • over ranking student achievements

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