Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

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Our Students
Boys 298
Girls 296
Boarding 489
Day 105
Lowermids (9th) 99
Mids (10th) 167
Uppermids (11th) 158
Seniors (12th) 170
International Students 20%
Students of Color 33%
Alumni/ae of Record 9,103
New student applications 1,670
New students enrolled 195
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 126
Male 68
Female 58
Average age 44
Advanced degrees held 91
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
Advanced Placement
353 students took a total of 838 AP exams
AP Subjects 32
Seniors writing AP exams 95%
Median AP score 4 (out of 5)
Class of 2016 (142 tested)
Mean SAT I Critical Reading 643
Middle 50% 600-700
Mean SAT I Math 654
Middle 50% 590-710
Mean SAT I Writing 648
Middle 50% 600-710
Mean Total 1945
Middle 50% 1790-2120
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $56,550.00
Day $41,950.00
Receiving financial aid (FA) 34%
Total FA grant dollars $8,000,000
Number of FA grants 200
Average (FA) award $40,000
Endowment per Student $373,483
Endowment at 6/30/2016 $218,487,722
Annual Operating Budget $49,393,700
Average Cost per Student $84,434
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 9%
Endowment 21%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 70%
Annual Fund $5,181,255
Capital Fund $21,631,693
Total $26,812,948
Alumni/ae participation 43%
Current Parent participation 93%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2012 to 2016) Taft students have enrolled in 184 different colleges and universities in 30 states, the District of Columbia, and eight foreign countries. During that same period, five or more students have enrolled at the following:

Amherst College, Babson College, Bates College, Boston College, Boston University), Bowdoin College, Brown University, Bryant University, Bucknell University, Colby College, Colgate University, Colorado College, Columbia University, Connecticut College, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Denison University, Duke University, Elon University, Franklin & Marshall College, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Gettysburg College, Hamilton College, Harvard University, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Johns Hopkins University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McGill University, Middlebury College, New York University, Northeastern University, Occidental College, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Southern Methodist University, St. Lawrence University, Stanford University, Stonehill College, Trinity College, Tufts University, Union College, University of Chicago, University of Colorado, University of Denver, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Richmond, University of Southern California, University of St. Andrews (Scotland), University of Vermont, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, Wake Forest University, Wesleyan University, Williams College, Yale University