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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Joliet Rotary Donates Dictionaries to Students

Members of the Joliet Rotary shared the Rotary 4 Way Test and and donated dictionaries to all third grade students.

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Upcoming Superintendent Chat - January 20

Community members are invited to meet with Superintendent Theresa Rouse on Saturday, January 20th at 12:30 p.m. at the Joliet Public Library.

Events

Feb

14

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
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February 14, 2018

All Day Event

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

Feb

19

Presidents' Day - No School
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February 19, 2018

All Day Event

Presidents' Day - 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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