Known for academic rigor and close faculty-student relationships, Taft fosters personal responsibility, honor, and an achievement ethic in all areas of school life: intellectual, artistic, athletic, and extracurricular. Our 220-acre campus features: 59,500-volume library; Lady Ivy Kwok Wu Science and Math Center; Sony Virtuoso Language Lab; Mark W. Potter Art Gallery; 2 theaters; 18-hole golf course; 2 ice hockey arenas; 16 tennis courts (4 indoor); 8 squash courts; six-lane, all-weather track; 11 playing fields; 200-course curriculum. A diverse student body from 33 states and 27 countries is supported with $6.6 million in aid.

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Co-ed Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed Rural
No ESL: No
72,000 Tuition: $72,000
601 # of Students: 601
Co-ed Teacher:Student: 1:5
Co-ed International Student: 20%
15 AP Courses: 15
261.10 Endowment: $434,443/student
94 Faculty w/ adv. degree: 94%
1935 SAT: 1346/1600
#19 USA Boarding School
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School Gallery (5)
All graduates (2018-2022)
1 Princeton University 8
3 Harvard College 10
3 Yale University 16
6 University of Chicago 5
7 Johns Hopkins University 5
7 University of Pennsylvania 23
10 Duke University 11
12 Dartmouth College 6
13 Brown University 19
17 Cornell University 17
18 Columbia University 10
18 University of Notre Dame 11
20 University of California: Berkeley 5
20 University of California: Los Angeles 7
22 Georgetown University 29
25 New York University 20
25 University of Michigan 7
25 University of Southern California 8
25 University of Virginia 12
29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 6
Chinese graduates (2020)
1 Williams College 1
3 Yale University 1
3 Columbia University 1
6 University of Pennsylvania 2
14 Brown University 1
20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
AP Courses
Total 15
European History Latin English Language and Composition
Environmental Science Comparative Government and Politics Music Theory
Chinese Language and Culture United States Government and Politics United States History
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Chemistry Human Geography
Macroeconomics Psychology Studio Art: 2-D Design
AP Scores
In the year of 2020 - 2020, 361 students took a total of 862 AP exams,
Total 21
Acting Chamber Choir Dance
Jazz Music Music Theory
Public Speaking Stagecraft Theater
3D Design Ceramics Drawing
Film Production Filmmaking Painting
Photography Sculpture Studio Art
Art Design Storytelling
Extracurricular Activities and Clubs
Total 26
Music Listening Club Taft Coding Club Taft Interact Club
Taft Recreational Sports Club Model United Nations Club The Political Awareness Club
Taft Republican Club Debate Club The UNICEF Club
The Wildlife Conservation Club Environmental Awareness Club Frisbee Club
French Club Japanese Culture Club Chess Club
The Taft Typing Club The Black Alliance Club The Monetary Literacy Club
African Dance Club Taft Cooking Club Formula One and Motorsports Club
Medical Education Club Taft Etiquette Club Creative Writing Club
Pro-Choice Club History Club (formal alias TBD)
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Contact Info
110 Woodbury Road, Watertown, CT 06795
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220 acres
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Skype, On Campus
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Grades open for Chinese Students
9 -11
Brief Reviews
  • 5.0 / 5
Detailed Reviews
    • Overall
      5.0 / 5
    • Academics
      4.8 / 5
    • Campus
      5.0 / 5
    • Student Life
      4.8 / 5
    • Athletic&Art
      4.8 / 5
    • Transportation
      4.8 / 5


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