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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Eisenhower Now Accepting Applications

Eisenhower is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

Kindergarten Registration March 2 & 3

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year is March 2 (5-7 p.m). and March 3 (9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) at most District 86 elementary schools.

Events

Mar

02

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 02, 2017

Time:05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year
 
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Mar

03

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 03, 2017

Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)

Mar

06

Pulaski Day - No School
Event's details
March 06, 2017

All Day Event

Pulaski Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Mar

12

Daylight Savings Time Begins
Event's details
March 12, 2017

All Day Event

Daylight Savings Time Begins
 
(All Day Event)

Mar

18

Young Authors Conference
Event's details
March 18, 2017

All Day Event

Young Authors Conference at Sanchez
 
(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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