The Admissions Committee seeks students who are curious, who will become involved, and who will commit themselves to a high standard of intellectual and personal growth.
Taft's student body is composed of 300 boys and 285 girls. Students come from 34 states and 26 countries. More than 1,600 candidates apply for approximately 170 openings each year. 37% of the student body receives financial aid from a budget of $7,045,000 annually. Tuition for the 2013-14 academic year is $50,300 for boarders and $37,300 for day students. Application deadline is January 15.
The Taft School admits students of any sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at The Taft School. The Taft School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs.