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

Elementary

Top District Elementary School Spellers

Congratulations to the three top elementary spelling bee winners.

Contract

School Board Approves New Teachers Contract

The Board of School Inspectors approved a new two-year contract for the Council #86 of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 604.

Events

Nov

20

Institute Day - No School
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November 20, 2017

All Day Event

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

Nov

21

Parent/Teacher Conferences – No School for Students
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November 21, 2017

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conferences – No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

22

No School - Thanksgiving Holiday
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November 22, 2017-November 24, 2017

All Day Event
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No School for Students- Thanksgiving Holiday
 
(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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