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Taft Union High (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (661) 763-2300

701 Wildcat Way

Taft, California


About Taft Union High
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Taft Union High is one of 2 schools in the Taft Union High district of California.

Taft Union High is a regular school, specialising in 9th Grade to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 980 students.

The number of teachers at Taft Union High has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Taft Union High is $105,806, which is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Taft Union High

Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Taft Union High 980$16,94616$105,8060.56
Roosevelt Elementary (0.15 miles) 449$7,69524$65,8760.52
West Side Rop (0.21 miles) 0
Buena Vista High (Continuation) (0.39 miles) 67$25,83211$91,9090.51
Taft Primary (0.43 miles) 232$8,61523$71,4080.53
Jefferson Elementary (0.64 miles) 217$7,28824$56,9320.32

Taft Union High

Number of pupils980
Funding per pupil$16,946
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$105,806
Diversity index0.56

Roosevelt Elementary (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils449
Funding per pupil$7,695
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$65,876
Diversity index0.52

West Side Rop (0.21 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Buena Vista High (Continuation) (0.39 miles)

Number of pupils67
Funding per pupil$25,832
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$91,909
Diversity index0.51

Taft Primary (0.43 miles)

Number of pupils232
Funding per pupil$8,615
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$71,408
Diversity index0.53

Jefferson Elementary (0.64 miles)

Number of pupils217
Funding per pupil$7,288
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$56,932
Diversity index0.32
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
1345thlargest school
721sthighest number of FTE teachers
1495thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
350thhighest average teaching salary
5163rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
7485thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3963rdhighest diversity index
691sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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