Taft Middle School

19501 Berg Rd, Detroit, MI 48219 | (313) 494-7577
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 374
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 374 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 19501 Berg Road, Detroit, MI 48219
  • Principal or Admin: Naomi Lewis
  • Fax: (313) 494-7538
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Detroit City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,016
  • Graduation Rate: 45.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 11.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 89,561

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 374
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 207 (55.3%)
  • Females: 167 (44.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 8 (2.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 303 (81.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 311 (83.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Taft Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black36697.9%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White82.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Taft Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade10327.5%
7th Grade12032.1%
8th Grade15140.4%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by on September 05, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Taft is a wonderful school. When your new here welcome right away.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Taft Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200969.7%54.5%82.0%
200854.5%54.0%79.9%
 
Reading Test
200961.1%72.1%87.7%
200841.1%56.4%80.5%
 
Social Studies Test
200918.0%41.7%73.4%
200826.1%45.2%73.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200840.7%54.8%79.5%
 
Writing Test
200833.7%52.5%75.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200947.0%53.7%82.2%
200852.8%55.8%82.6%
 
Reading Test
200952.1%59.8%82.0%
200852.0%56.4%79.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200855.5%57.7%80.1%
 
Writing Test
200856.3%57.5%77.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200950.4%39.5%70.3%
200841.4%46.6%74.5%
 
Reading Test
200977.0%69.4%83.4%
200855.1%53.9%75.5%
 
Science Test
200957.6%45.7%75.9%
200850.7%48.9%76.3%
 
English Language Arts Test
200858.9%55.1%76.7%
 
Writing Test
200849.0%52.9%74.2%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2008-2009

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