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.

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Students Enjoy Summer School

Students at Marycrest have fun during a Joliet Park District assembly.

Student Registration Ends July 14

All students must be registered for the 2016-2017 school year by July 14, 2016.

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Student Registration
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June 30, 2016

Time:11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Verify residence for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.
 
(11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)

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July 04, 2016

All Day Event

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05

Student Registration
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July 05, 2016-July 06, 2016

Time:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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(08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Jul

07

Student Registration
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July 07, 2016

Time:11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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(11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)

Jul

11

Student Registration
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July 11, 2016-July 13, 2016

Time:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Verify residence for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.
 
(08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

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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