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 Celebrate 100th Day of School

Primary students throughout the District celebrated the 100th day of school with special activities that focused on the number 100.

CHAMPIONS

Joliet Grade Schools Foundation Basketball Fundraiser a Success

Congratulations to the Gompers Quadrant Basketball Team for winning the Hoops for D86 basketball tournament for the second year in a row.

Events

Apr

22

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
Event's details
April 22, 2015

All Day Event

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

Apr

29

Children for Peace Extravaganza
Event's details
April 29, 2015

All Day Event
Location: Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, IL -IL


Children for Peace Celebrating Achievement Through the Arts at the Rialto Square Theatre.
 
(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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