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500 Keller Ave

Santa Ana, CA 92707

(714) 431-7700

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Taft Elementary School

This school did not leave a good taste in my mouth. Needs improvement in everything from the principal to staff. Really need to raise thier standards. Really disappointed with this school. Pulled my kids out of there.

Posted by a parent on 09/04/14

An Excellent School. Great Teachers that have a great deal of love and patience to our children. They also provide a place for children with special needs. I am eternally thankful for all that they do for our kids. I encourage for all parents to be more involved so that our children can become a success ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/14

The school is very good I have two kids here Im happy with the progres of my kids . The teachers are excelend . Even when they have to many kids in each class room. They do the best they can do it.

Posted by a parent on 11/21/13

As tax payers this school has had many repairs done to make it a better and safer place for our kids. It upsets me that the principle being the leader and example does not enforce the rules for running in, on, or around planters especially in handicapped bus loading areas. I heard a lady approach him ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/12/12

My brothers and sisters went to Taft back in the 90's during the year of Mr. Hart yes we where known as the Morgan's or Morgan 4. Now i have my fiances 6 yr old enrolled at Taft just finished Kinder who his teacher was Mrs. Jones now he's heading in to first grade. He loves the school and kids growing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/12

My oldest daughter went to this school and my two little ones are there. I feel that the teachers are very caring and do what they can with the budget. Most spend their own money to make sure that their students have the supplies necessary. That's what makes a difference in schools Teachers and faculty ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/02/09

My daughter started kinder last year. I don't know why anyone would say the school is not safe. They do the best they can with the present budget. I am envolved in the PFO and yes there is not a lot of parent participation but many parents do volunteer time in class. The school does their best with what ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/08

Our daughter went to Taft for nearly 12 yrs. She is hearing impaired. I was surprised to see a post saying this school does not care about your child. That is false. This school is great with your child and they care very much. Mr. Longacre,(principal) is wonderful along with the teachers and Susan in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/06

Overall this is a good school with great mix of students and caring teachers. I believe this school is one of the best academically in Santa Ana Unified. There was no afterschool program in place this year, but one is scheduled to start in the coming 2006-07 year. There is a music program - third ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/21/06

Some people have no choice but to send their child here, which is unfortunate. First of all, safety is a major issue as this school. The teachers are very good, yes, but sadly the school does not seem to care about you or your child. It was shocking. If you send your child here, get involved. Join the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/06

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Test scores for Taft Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Taft Elementary School
Santa Ana Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Santa Ana schools — Taft Elementary School is located at 500 Keller Ave, Santa Ana CA 92707. 500 Keller Ave is in the 92707 ZIP code in Santa Ana, CA The school district for Taft Elementary School is the Santa Ana Unified School District. Taft Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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