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

PARCC

PARCC Testing Begins

All students in grades 3-8 will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests during April 11-29, 2016.

Students

Students Recognized at Reading Reception

Congratulations to the students and staff members who were recognized at the Joliet Reads Reading Reception.

Events

May

11

School Improvement Day – No PM Class for Students
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May 11, 2016

All Day Event

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

May

27

Last Day of School (Tentative)
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May 27, 2016

All Day Event

Last Day of School (Tentative)
 
(All Day Event)

May

30

Memorial Day – No School
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May 30, 2016

All Day Event

Memorial Day – No School
 
(All Day Event)

May

31

Emergency Days (If Needed)
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May 31, 2016-June 06, 2016

All Day Event

Emergency Days (If Needed)
 
(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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