Taft by the Numbers

Taft by the Numbers

Hero Treatment

600 students come to our 226-acre campus from 31 states and 44 countries to be taught by 130 faculty members with 99 advanced degrees, in classes averaging 11 students, for a 1:5 teacher-student ratio.

Our Students
Boarding 398
Day 100
Remote 102
Lowermids (9th) 109
Mids (10th) 148
Uppermids (11th) 161
Seniors (12th) 182
International Students 20%
Students of Color 34%
Alumni/ae of Record 10,014
Admissions
New student applications 1,873
New students enrolled 198
From private schools 35%
From public schools 45%
Our Faculty
Faculty 130
Male 67
Female 63
Average age 43
Advanced degrees held 99
Student to Faculty Ratio 5 to 1
Our Academics
Average Class Size 11
Academic Courses 200
Advanced Placement
361 students took a total of 862 AP exams
AP Subjects 29
Seniors writing AP exams 87%
Median AP score 4 (out of 5)
SAT
Class of 2020 (126 tested)
Mean SAT EBRW 678
Middle 50% 635-720
Mean SAT Math 693
Middle 50% 640-760
Faculty member Jen Kenerson working with students
Tuition & Scholarship
Boarding $65,000
Day $48,250
Remote $45,000
Receiving financial aid (FA) 36%
Total grants $9,649,850
Number of FA grants 204
Average (FA) award $45,304
Endowment per Student $431,614
Endowment at 6/30/2020 $258,968,573
Annual Operating Budget $52,751,560
Average Cost per Student $87,919
Sources of Income
Annual Fund Gifts 9.5%
Endowment 20.8%
Tuition, Fees, & Auxiliaries 69.7%
Annual Fund $5,779,697
Capital Fund $5,427,789
Total $11,207,486
Alumni/ae participation 39%
Current Parent participation 90%

College Matriculation

Over the past five years (2016–2020), 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, 7 / Babson, 10 / Bates, 7 / Boston College, 10 / Boston University, 12 / Bowdoin, 10 / Brown, 17 / Bucknell, 17 / Carnegie Mellon, 7 / Chapman University, 5 / Colby, 7 / Colgate, 22 / College of the Holy Cross, 5 / Colorado College, 6 / Columbia, 10 / Connecticut College, 7 / Cornell, 13 / Dartmouth, 8 / Dickinson College, 5 / Duke, 8 / Elon University, 7 / Franklin and Marshall, 7 / George Washington, 9 / Georgetown, 27 / Hamilton, 10 / Harvard, 8 / Hobart and William Smith, 6 / Lafayette, 6 / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 5 / McGill University, 6 / Middlebury, 14 / New York University, 19 / Northeastern, 12 / Occidental, 8 / Princeton, 6 / Southern Methodist, 15 / St. Lawrence, 8 / Stanford, 5 / Stonehill College, 5 / Trinity, 9 / Tufts, 16 / Tulane, 17 / Union College, 12 / University of California, Los Angeles, 5 / University of Chicago, 5 / University of Colorado, Boulder, 6 / University of Maine, 5 / University of Miami, 9 / University of Notre Dame, 7 / University of Pennsylvania, 23 / University of Richmond, 15 / University of Southern California, 6 / University of St. Andrews, 16 / University of Texas, Austin, 5 / University of Vermont, 8 / University of Virginia, 20 / University of Wisconsin, 5 / Villanova, 5 / Wake Forest, 13 / Wesleyan, 13 / Washington and Lee, 5 / Yale, 13