TAFT GRADE SCHOOL

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1605 S WASHINGTON ST
LOCKPORT, IL 60441
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Phone: 815-838-0408
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • District: Taft Sd 90
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 37.8
  • Number Students: 340
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 3909
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Kim Sekulich
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
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  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (28 ratings)
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    School Reviews (21 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-07-18
    "The real deal on Taft School SD 90 in Lockport. The facts speak for themselves. My daughter and her five best buddies all went to Taft school in Lockport Il a few years back. Looking back, the school had a small town feel to it, Teachers were interested in the well being of your child. They always seemed to be concerned about making your child be the best they could be. Well it must of worked . Fast forward, all six went on to Lockport High School, all honor students, one class president , one homecoming queen and on the school valedictorian. Pretty good for this small feeder school.After that they all graduated with honors and all six went on to College universities. Two went to Ivy league schools and the other four went to Big Ten schools, Two are now in Masters programs and one is a PHD student. That's the real results from Taft School. Not too shabby Thanks Taft !!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-01
    "Taft is a really good school that is lacking resources that could greatly benefit its students and staff. The superintendent is a strong leader and has raised the level of enthusiasm at Taft. The school has plans to update the building, which will improve the way it looks and the way students learn."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "I am so proud to be a part of such a unique 1 building district. All of my kids are able to attend the same school, K-8, without the private school tuition costs, yet our school has that close knit community feel! The building is rich in history, yet with current curriculum, and dedicated teachers. The positive energy is derived from the superintendent, and is spreading through the school! Who wouldn't want to be a part of that?"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "I am a parent of two children at this school and while the facility itself leaves a lot to be desired (waiting for the state to make good on its promises,) the staff are amazing. The leadership cares tremendously and are always looking for ways to improve. I feel fortunate to be part of this school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "I am a parent of 2 children at Taft and am glad to be a part of the Taft family. There is a feeling of community there and the kids all sense it too. The teachers get to know the families over the years and really care about the students. While I wouldn't mind a better facility at times, I know my kids take pride in being a Viking and enjoy being able to participate in all the activities they choose to. The administration also looks to create leaders by rewarding students and recognizing accomplishments."
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