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The Taft School

The Taft School is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

The Taft School says

NON UT SIBI MINISTRETUR SED UT MINISTRET Taft is one of the most rigorous and well-respected educational communities in the world. It is also a school that lives its motto each day. Our motto, which translates to “Not to be served but to serve,” permeates every aspect of the Taft community. Taft’s 587 students, who hail from 34 states and 26 countries, love their experience not simply because they are challenged by the academic rigor they experience daily, but because they develop life-long friendships with faculty members and students alike. No matter how hard they are working, Taft students celebrate their responsibility as human beings to serve rather than be served. NON UT SIBI MINISTRETUR SED UT MINISTRET Taft is one of the most rigorous and well-respected educational communities in the world. It is also a school that lives its motto each day. Our motto, which translates to “Not to be served but to serve,” permeates every aspect of the Taft community. Taft’s 587 students, who hail from 34 states and 26 countries, love their experience not simply because they are challenged by the academic rigor they experience daily, but because they develop life-long friendships with faculty members and students alike. No matter how hard they are working, Taft students celebrate their responsibility as human beings to serve rather than be served.

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Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $48,360 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (860) 945-7777
Email
  reiffj@taftschool.org

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 84th percentile.

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1800 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2090 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1928 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 574
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 98
10 153
11 171
12 152

The Taft School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Taft School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 82%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 75%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 11%

Extracurriculars

  • Amnesty International
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Economics Club
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • French Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Jewish Culture Club/ Jewish Student Association
  • Model UN
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Poetry Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Yoga

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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