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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Washington Quad Basketball Team Wins!

Congratulations to the Washington Quadrant Basketball Team for winning the third annual Joliet Grade Schools Foundation 'Hoops for D86" basketball tournament.

Emergency School Closing Procedures

Procedures are in place in the event that District 86 must cancel school.

Events

Feb

13

MPA Pancake Breakfast
Event's details
February 13, 2016

Time:08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Joliet Moose Lodge, Joliet, IL -IL


District 86 Music Parents Association is hosting a Pancake Breakfast.
 
(08:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Feb

15

Presidents’ Day – No School
Event's details
February 15, 2016

All Day Event

Presidents’ Day – No School
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

17

School Improvement Day – No PM Class for Students
Event's details
February 17, 2016

All Day Event

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

Mar

03

Kindergarten Registration
Event's details
March 03, 2016

Time:05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: All District 86 Elementary Schools except Eisenhower and Forest Park, , -


Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year.
 
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Mar

04

Kindergarten Registration
Event's details
March 04, 2016

Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: All District 86 Elementary Schools except Eisenhower and Forest Park, , -


Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year.
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 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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