Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Taft Elementary School

Taft Elementary School

Principal: Joy Hopkins

1125 Oregon Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: (815) 725-2700
Fax: (815) 741-7635

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Taft Elementary School

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School Hours

Start Time 9:00 am
Regular Dismissal 3:10 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 12:15 pm

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL
Joy Hopkins

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Welcome to Taft Elementary School, home of the Taft Tigers! We are proud of our students, staff, parents, and community who make the school successful. School begins each day at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:10 p.m. Taft School is home to approximately 380 students (kindergarten through fifth grade). In addition we have two classrooms for students with adaptive communication needs.

We strive to provide our students with the very best education possible. Our staff utilizes a variety of teaching methods and strategies to reach the needs of our students. We utilize differentiated instruction, guided reading, and technology to help students achieve to their fullest potential.

News

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Families Invited to Worldwide Day of Play

Join District 86 for free outdoor activities on September 12, 2015.

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Welcome Back Students!

It is great to have students back in school.​

Events

Sep

07

Labor Day – No School
Event's details
September 07, 2015

All Day Event

Labor Day – No School
 
(All Day Event)

Sep

12

Worldwide Day of Play
Event's details
September 12, 2015

Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hufford Junior High School, Joliet, IL -IL


Families are invited to participate in free outdoor activities.
 
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Sep

23

School Improvement Day – No PM Class for Students
Event's details
September 23, 2015

All Day Event

School Improvement Day – No PM Class for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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