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). We also have two Autistic classrooms.

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

Principal Appreciation Day

Illinois Principal Appreciation Day is Friday, October 24th. Thank you to our principals for their leadership and dedication to District 86.

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New Playground Opens at Farragut

The Brenton Wadsworth Playground officially opened at Farragut School.

Events

Oct

31

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
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October 31, 2014

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

10

Institute Day - No School for Students
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November 10, 2014

All Day Event

Institute Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

11

Veterans Day - No School
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November 11, 2014

All Day Event

Veterans Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

26

Thanksgiving Day, Day Before, and Following - No School
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November 26, 2014-November 28, 2014

All Day Event

Thanksgiving Day, Day Before, and Following - 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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