Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

Hero Treatment

587 students come to our 226-acre campus from 32 states and 39 countries to be taught by 129 faculty members with 95 advanced degrees, in classes averaging 11 students, for a 1:5 teacher-student ratio.

Our Students
Boys 305
Girls 282
Boarding 492
Day 95
Lowermids (9th) 106
Mids (10th) 150
Uppermids (11th) 167
Seniors (12th) 164
International Students 20%
Students of Color 33%
Alumni/ae of Record 9,850
Admissions
New student applications 1,701
New students enrolled 190
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 129
Male 68
Female 61
Average age 44
Advanced degrees held 95
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
Advanced Placement
373 students took a total of 985 AP exams
AP Subjects 30
Seniors writing AP exams 90%
Median AP score 4 (out of 5)
SAT
Class of 2019 (138 tested)
Mean SAT EBRW 672
Middle 50% 630-720
Mean SAT Math 684
Middle 50% 640-750
Faculty member Jen Kenerson working with students
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $62,500
Day $46,500
Receiving financial aid (FA) 35%
Total grants $9,318,500
Number of FA grants 204
Average (FA) award $44,014
Endowment per Student $444,757
Endowment at 6/30/2019 $261,072,441
Annual Operating Budget $51,877,798
Average Cost per Student $88,378
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 9%
Endowment 20%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 71%
Annual Fund $4,810,512
Capital Fund $9,838,321
Total $14,648,833
Alumni/ae participation 43%
Current Parent participation 91%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2015–2019), Taft students have enrolled at 188 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, 5; Babson, 9; Bates, 8; Boston College, 11; Boston University, 15; Bowdoin, 7; Brown, 15; Bucknell, 16; Carnegie Mellon, 8; Chapman University, 5; Colby, 7; Colgate, 21; College of the Holy Cross, 5; Colorado College, 6; Columbia, 10; Connecticut College, 8; Cornell, 16; Dartmouth, 11; Dickinson College, 5; Duke, 9; Elon, 8; George Washington, 12; Georgetown, 28; Hamilton, 8; Harvard, 9; Haverford, 5; Hobart and William Smith, 6; Lafayette, 6; Lehigh, 6; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 6; McGill, 5; Middlebury, 11; New York University, 18; Northeastern, 12; Occidental, 10; Princeton, 6; Southern Methodist, 12; St. Lawrence, 11; Stanford, 6; Stonehill College, 6; Trinity, 14; Tufts, 22; Tulane, 11; Union College, 12; University of California, Los Angeles, 7; University of Chicago, 6; University of Colorado, Boulder, 6; University of Connecticut, 5; University of Miami, 7; University of North Carolina, 5; University of Notre Dame, 6; University of Pennsylvania, 22; University of Richmond, 16; University of Southern California, 8; University of St. Andrews, 18; University of Vermont, 9; University of Virginia, 18; University of Wisconsin, 5; Wake Forest, 11; Wesleyan, 13; Williams, 5; Yale, 11