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

Final Student Registration Underway

All District 86 families who have not registered their children for the upcoming 2017-18 school year must register by July 26, 2017.

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Students Attend Summer School

More than 700 District 86 students, Kindergarten through Seventh Grade, are attending Summer School.

Events

Jul

24

Final Student Registration
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July 24, 2017-July 25, 2017

Time:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Finalize student registration and residency requirements for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
(08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Jul

26

Final Day - Student Registration
Event's details
July 26, 2017

Time:11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Today is the last day to finalize student registration and residency requirements for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
(11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)

Jul

28

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
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July 28, 2017

All Day Event

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
 
(All Day Event)

Aug

04

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
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August 04, 2017

All Day Event

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
 
(All Day Event)

Aug

17

Institute Day
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August 17, 2017

All Day Event

Institute Day
 
(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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