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). We also have two Autistic classrooms.

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

Magnet Schools Accepting Applications

Joliet Public Schools District 86 magnet schools are now accepting student applications for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

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Visitation & Aid Society Provides Food for Families

Thank you to the Visitation & Aid Society of Joliet for providing groceries for several District 86 families for Thanksgiving.​

Events

Jan

28

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
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January 28, 2015

All Day Event

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

Jan

30

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
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January 30, 2015

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

13

Institute Day - No School for Students
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February 13, 2015

All Day Event

Institute Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

16

Presidents' Day - No School
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February 16, 2015

All Day Event

Presidents' Day - No School
 
(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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