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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Upcoming Superintendent Chat

District 86 invites community members to visit with Superintendent Theresa Rouse on October 2, 2017.

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Welcome Back Students

District 86 welcomed more than 11,000 students back to school for the 2017-2018 school year.

Events

Oct

02

Superintendent Chat
Event's details
October 02, 2017

Time:04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Hartman Recreation Center, Joliet, IL -IL


Chat with District 86 Superintendent Dr. Rouse.
 
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Oct

06

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
Event's details
October 06, 2017

All Day Event

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

Oct

09

Columbus Day - No School
Event's details
October 09, 2017

All Day Event

Columbus 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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