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

Kindergarten Registration - March 5 & 6

Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-16 school year will take place on March 5 from 5–7 p.m. and March 6 from 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at all elementary schools....

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Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

Primary students throughout the District celebrated the 100th day of school with special activities that focused on the number 100.

Events

Mar

02

Casimir Pulaski Day - No School
Event's details
March 02, 2015

All Day Event

Casimir Pulaski Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Mar

05

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 05, 2015

Time:05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: All District 86 Elementary Schools, Joliet, IL -IL


Registration for all incoming Kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year
 
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Mar

06

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 06, 2015

Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: All District 86 Elementary Schools, Joliet, IL -IL


Registration for all incoming Kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)

Mar

25

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
Event's details
March 25, 2015

All Day Event

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

Mar

30

Spring Break
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 03, 2015

All Day Event

Spring Break
 
(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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