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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Students and Families Enjoyed Worldwide Day of Play

Hundreds of students and families spent time playing outside at Worldwide Day of Play.

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Superintendent Visits with Community Members

Thank you everyone that visited with Superintendent Theresa Rouse at the Forest Park Community Center.

Events

Oct

10

Columbus Day - No School
Event's details
October 10, 2016

All Day Event

Columbus Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Oct

22

District 86 Parent University
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October 22, 2016

Time:08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Gompers Junior High, Joliet, IL -IL


District 86 Parent University
 
(08:00 AM - 12:00 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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