Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

Hero Treatment

601 students come to our 226-acre campus from 32 states and 43 countries to be taught by 134 faculty members with 107 advanced degrees, in classes averaging 11 students, for a 1:5 teacher-student ratio.

Our Students
Boarding 495
Day 106
Lower Mids (9th) 103
Mids (10th) 160
Upper Mids (11th) 168
Seniors (12th) 170
International Students 21%
Students of Color 35%
Alumni/ae of Record 9,981
Admissions
New student applications 1,895
New students enrolled 206
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 134
Male 67
Female 63
Average age 43
Advanced degrees held 107
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
SAT
Class of 2021 (126 tested)
Mean SAT EBRW 667
Middle 50% 620-730
Mean SAT Math 679
Middle 50% 610-750
Faculty member Jen Kenerson working with students
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $66,300
Day $49,250
Receiving financial aid (FA) 35%
Total grants $9,808,000
Number of FA grants 207
Average (FA) award $47,382
Endowment per Student $532,012
Endowment at 6/30/2020 $318,143,104
Annual Operating Budget $55,183,432
Average Cost per Student $92,280
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 10%
Endowment 20%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 70%
Annual Fund $5,760,737
Capital Fund $6,711,352
Total $12,472,352
Alumni/ae participation 37%
Current Parent participation 90%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2017–2021), Taft students have enrolled at 189 different colleges and universities in 33 states, the District of Columbia, and eight foreign countries. During that same period, five or more students enrolled at the following:

  • Amherst College 8
  • Babson College 8
  • Bates College 6
  • Boston College 13
  • Boston University 12
  • Bowdoin College 9
  • Brown University 21
  • Bucknell University 21
  • Carnegie Mellon University 6
  • Chapman University 5
  • Colby College 7
  • Colgate University 20
  • College of the Holy Cross 7
  • Colorado College 7
  • Columbia University 9
  • Connecticut College 5
  • Cornell University 18
  • Dartmouth College 5
  • Dickinson College 5
  • Duke University 12
  • Elon University 6
  • Franklin & Marshall 6
  • George Washington University 8
  • Georgetown University 24
  • Hamilton College 6
  • Harvard University 12
  • Johns Hopkins University 5
  • Lafayette College 5
  • McGill University 7
  • Middlebury College 13
  • New York University 17
  • Northeastern University 14
  • Occidental College 5
  • Princeton University 6
  • Skidmore College 5
  • Southern Methodist University 15
  • St. Lawrence University 6
  • Stanford University 5
  • Trinity College 7
  • Tufts University 16
  • Tulane University 15
  • Union College 7
  • University of California, Los Angeles 6
  • University of Colorado, Boulder 5
  • University of Connecticut 6
  • University of Maine 5
  • University of Miami 10
  • University of Michigan 5
  • University of Notre Dame 8
  • University of Pennsylvania 23
  • University of Richmond 19
  • University of Southern California 8
  • University of St. Andrews 12
  • University of Texas, Austin 6
  • University of Vermont 7
  • University of Virginia 17
  • Villanova University 5
  • Wake Forest University 16
  • Washington and Lee University 7
  • Wesleyan University 11
  • Williams College 5
  • Yale University 14