About This School
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
William Howard Taft Senior High School had an API growth score of 790 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. William Howard Taft Senior High School's 2012 base score was 747 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, William Howard Taft Senior High School had 27 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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William Howard Taft Senior High School Reviews
Attended Taft from l962-l965. Academically we were one of
the best schools in the Valley. Today things have changed,
but I am still proud to say I was a "Valley Girl". My experience
at Taft helped mold me into the person I am today.