School opened its doors in 2002 . Taylor School is located in the
northern region of Santa Maria, California and serves students in grades
kindergarten through sixth grade. Taylor Schools official name is Ida
Redmond Taylor School and is named after Ida Redmond. Ida Redmond was
born in 1893 in Wisconsin. She made her way to Orcutt after graduating
from San Francisco State Normal School in 1915. She began her teaching
career at the Union Oil Newlove School. In 1920, she married Carl
Taylor, an employee at Union Oil. She continued to teach until her
retirement in 1960. Ida Redmond Taylor died in 1990.
School opened with just over 500 students in its first year. Today,
the current enrollment has grown to over 950 students.