Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

Hero Treatment

Snapshot: 595 students come to our 226-acre campus from
33 states and
44 countries to be taught by
129 faculty members with
96 advanced degrees,
in classes averaging
11 students, for a
1:5 teacher-student ratio.

Our Students
Boys 295
Girls 300
Boarding 492
Day 103
Lowermids (9th) 102
Mids (10th) 153
Uppermids (11th) 168
Seniors (12th) 172
International Students 20%
Students of Color 33%
Alumni/ae of Record 9,504
Admissions
New student applications 1,670
New students enrolled 184
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 129
Male 68
Female 61
Average age 44
Advanced degrees held 96
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
Advanced Placement
360 students took a total of 876 AP exams
AP Subjects 32
Seniors writing AP exams 92%
Median AP score 4 (out of 5)
SAT
Class of 2017 (102 tested)
Mean SAT EBRW 670
Middle 50% 630-700
Mean SAT Math 660
Middle 50% 610-710
Mean SAT I Writing 648
Middle 50% 600-710
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $59,000
Day $44,000
Receiving financial aid (FA) 35%
Total grants $9,200,000
Number of FA grants 211
Average (FA) award $43,000
Endowment per Student $402,554
Endowment at 6/30/2017 $238,311,822
Annual Operating Budget $49,008,493
Average Cost per Student $82,785
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 9%
Endowment 19%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 72%
Annual Fund $4,518,232
Capital Fund $7,014,125
Total $11,532,357
Alumni/ae participation 43%
Current Parent participation 92%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2013–2017), Taft students have enrolled at 185 different colleges and universities in 32 states, the District of Columbia, and eight foreign countries. During that same period, five or more students enrolled at the following:

Amherst, 7; Babson, 9; Bates, 11; Boston College, 12; Boston University, 15; Bowdoin, 7; Brown, 14; Bucknell, 11; Colby, 7; Colgate, 17; Colorado College, 7; Columbia, 9; Connecticut College, 9; Cornell, 20; Dartmouth, 12; Duke, 7; Elon, 9; Fordham, 5; George Washington, 11; Georgetown, 32; Gettysburg, 5; Hamilton, 13; Harvard, 8; Hobart & William Smith, 6; Johns Hopkins, 6; Lafayette, 5; Lehigh, 6; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8; McGill, 5; Middlebury, 13; New York University, 18; Northeastern, 8; Occidental, 11; Princeton, 6; Southern Methodist, 15; St. Lawrence, 11; Stanford, 8; Stonehill College, 6; Trinity, 26; Tufts, 16; Union College, 8; University of Chicago, 5; University of Colorado, 7; University of Miami, 5; University of Michigan, 6; University of North Carolina, 11; University of Pennsylvania, 12; University of Richmond, 15; University of Southern California, 13; University of St. Andrews, 13; University of Vermont, 6; University of Virginia, 23; Wake Forest, 8; Wesleyan, 15; Williams, 7; Yale, 10