Taft Middle School

5200 East Ave Nw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 | (319) 558-2243
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 646
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 646 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5200 E Ave Nw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
  • Principal or Admin: Steve Archibald
  • Fax: (319) 654-8619
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 646
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 337 (52.2%)
  • Females: 309 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 49 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 175 (27.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 224 (34.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Taft Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black538.2%
Asian182.8%
Hispanic121.9%
White55986.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Taft Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20531.7%
7th Grade22234.4%
8th Grade21933.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 50%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,052
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Taft Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,2889%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,47691%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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