Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

Hero Treatment

606 students come to our 226-acre campus from 33 states and 44 countries to be taught by 129 faculty members with 94 advanced degrees, in classes averaging 11 students, for a 1:5 teacher-student ratio.

Our Students
Boys 313
Girls 293
Boarding 504
Day 102
Lowermids (9th) 105
Mids (10th) 158
Uppermids (11th) 161
Seniors (12th) 182
International Students 20%
Students of Color 33%
Alumni/ae of Record 9,673
Admissions
New student applications 1,704
New students enrolled 201
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 129
Male 70
Female 59
Average age 44
Advanced degrees held 94
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
Advanced Placement
382 students took a total of 926 AP exams
AP Subjects 29
Seniors writing AP exams 96%
Median AP score 4 (out of 5)
SAT
Class of 2018 (114 tested)
Mean SAT EBRW 680
Middle 50% 640-720
Mean SAT Math 690
Middle 50% 630-770
Faculty member Jen Kenerson working with students
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $61,200
Day $45,600
Receiving financial aid (FA) 35%
Total grants $9,200,000
Number of FA grants 210
Average (FA) award $43,800
Endowment per Student $437,112
Endowment at 6/30/2018 $259,644,515
Annual Operating Budget $51,347,486
Average Cost per Student $86,444
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 9%
Endowment 20%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 71%
Annual Fund $4,893,445
Capital Fund $7,207,836
Total $12,101,281
Alumni/ae participation 43%
Current Parent participation 92%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2014–2018), 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, 6; Babson, 8; Bates, 10; Boston College, 9; Boston University, 15; Bowdoin, 6; Brown, 17; Bucknell, 13; Carnegie Mellon, 6; Chapman University, 5; Colby, 6; Colgate, 20; Colorado College, 7; Columbia, 10; Connecticut College, 9; Cornell, 17; Dartmouth, 13; Duke, 8; Elon, 9; George Washington, 12; Georgetown, 29; Hamilton, 11; Harvard, 10; Johns Hopkins, 6; Lafayette, 5; Lehigh, 5; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8; McGill, 5; Middlebury, 12; New York University, 17; Northeastern, 9; Occidental, 10; Princeton, 5; Southern Methodist, 16; St. Lawrence, 10; Stanford, 7; Stonehill College, 6; Trinity, 19; Tufts, 20; Tulane, 7; Union College, 11; University of California Los Angeles, 5; University of Chicago, 6; University of Miami, 5; University of Notre Dame, 6; University of North Carolina, 8; University of Pennsylvania, 15; University of Richmond, 15; University of Southern California, 10; University of St. Andrews, 16; University of Vermont, 7; University of Virginia, 23; Wake Forest, 7; Wesleyan, 12; Williams, 6; Yale, 9