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  • SAUSD has its own Mobile App!

    Have you downloaded the SAUSD app? It features articles and photographs highlighting the programs, events, staff members, and students of our district. The app is offered in the Apple and Google Play Store. Simply type SAUSD or Santa Ana Unified.

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  • Thank you Mentoring USA!

    Mentoring USA recognized a group of our 6th grade students on June 9th. These innovative 6th graders were mentored and guided as they helped plan and eventually create their own business plan. Thank you to Mentoring USA, for your support and for encouraging our students to triumph!

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  • Congratulations to contest winner Alanah Nagy!

    Alanah's slogan poster was one of the winners from over 600 contestants, throughout the district. The Municipal Water District of Orange County awarded Alanah, for her creative slogan on water conservation. Taft is incredibly proud of Alanah’s accomplishment, congratulations Alanah!

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  • Jog-A-Thon 2015!

    A HUGE thank you to all the wonderful parents, staff and students who helped make this year's Jog-A-Thon a great success! We appreciate the parents who volunteered their time, to help with the event, as well as those who came to support!

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  • Kinder and Transitional Kinder Awards!

    On March 27th -- our youngest Taft Tigers were recognized for all of their hard work, impeccable attendance and outstanding citizenship! Congratulations!

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  • Taft's Animal Assembly

    On March 19, Taft students met some special visitors!

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  • Taft Teachers of the Year!

    Meet our Amazing Taft Teacher and Taft Support Staff Teacher for the 2014-2015 School Year!

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  • Parent of the Year Award!

    Meet our wonderful Parent of the Year for our 2014-2015 school year: Jesus Rodriguez!!

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  • PBiS Program

    Come and watch our Taft Tigers be Respectful, Responsible, and Safe!

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  • Welcome Back to School!

    Office hours, first day of school, schedules, Back to School Night, and new teachers! Read the latest information to be ready for school!

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  • TNT ~ Fit to Read Lab!

    "Taft N Target"! Come and see our wonderful Fit to Read Lab, where students utilize modern technology to become fit while reading!

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Home of the Tigers

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Taft is a K-6 elementary school. We are also the site of a regionalized program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students from birth to 6th grade for central Orange County.

Our mission is to promote a partnership that includes students, staff, parents, and the community to ensure the academic success of all students.  Teachers and support staff provide a rigorous, standards-based instructional program to Taft’s diverse student population.

Principal's Message

Welcome to Taft Elementary School. As principal, I am proud of the many successes that take place each and every day at our school. Our students strive to learn more and more each day. We have a great staff that endeavors to make school a challenging and rewarding environment for student learning.  Taft is also home to the regionalized Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Program that serves DHH students from eight surrounding school districts within the Orange County region.  I invite you to learn more about our school through the information on this web page. Thank you for your interest in Taft Elementary School.
Steven Longacre, Principal

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