As your children go through high school, choosing the right school is equally important as deciding on a perfect home. High school is when students are given the tools to figure out the paths they want to pursue as adults. There are more subjects and extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. Taking on their interests and passions help to shape the critical decisions they need to make as they plan their future.
Taylor High School’s regular student population is 3,014 with a student-teacher ratio of 17.3 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Morton Ranch High School is 2,528 students and a student-teacher ratio of 15.4 students/teacher ratio.
Taylor High School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 92 in student achievement, 88 in school progress and 96 in closing performance gaps. It scored 93 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.
On the other hand, Morton Ranch High School earned a State accountability rating of C. The school posted 81 in student achievement, 82 in school progress, 72 in closing performance gaps and 79 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.
It is in this area where the two schools differ. Taylor High School's six out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary and 25% closing performance gaps. Morton Ranch High School’s three out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Science and Social Studies.
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at Taylor High School. They make up for 41.74% of student population, followed by Hispanics (28.10%), Asians (16.32%), African Americans (9.82%), Two or More Races (3.72%) and Native Americans (0.13%).
At Morton Ranch High School, Hispanics are the biggest group, comprising 57.99% of student population, followed by African Americans (19.38%), Whites or Caucasians (14.36%), Asians (4.98%), Two or More Races (2.61%) and Native Americans (0.51%).
In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Taylor High School has 249 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 8.26% of student population. Morton Ranch High School has significantly more ELLs at 313 or about 12.38% of student population.
Taylor High School’s bilingual students comprise 7.60%, gifted and talented students, 11.71%, while 8.76% are in the special education program. Morton Ranch High School bilingual students comprise 11.91%, gifted and talented students, 3.24%, and 11.55% are in the special education program.
Taylor High School's 174 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.4 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 13 years. Morton Ranch High School's 164 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 11.9 years.
Of its teaching staff, Taylor High School has seven teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 28 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 59 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 42 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 26 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 12 beginning teachers. Morton Ranch High School has four teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 23 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 57 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 32 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 43 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including five beginning teachers.
In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Taylor High School employs 104 female teachers and 70 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 18 special education teachers are being assisted by 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs seven staff members in the school administration department and 21 more working as school support staff.
On the other hand, Morton Ranch High School employs 90 female teachers and 73 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 21 special education teachers are being assisted by 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs six staff members in the school administration department and 17 more working as school support staff.
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