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Our Mission

Mission Statement
Taft Independent School District in partnership with our staff, families and communities will empower students to become life-long learners and contributing citizens.

Taft Independent School District is driven by an unyielding commitment to provide a safe and caring environment for every student and inspire them to achieve their fullest potential.

Credo and Core Values

We believe in the Power of Education.
We believe in the Potential of each Student.
We believe in Student-Centered Leadership.
We believe in success through collaboration.
We value our educational community.
Our Success will be driven by TAFT PRIDE!

Core Values
Respect Having a sense of self-worth and being mindful of others.
Integrity Doing what is right even when no one is looking.
Responsibility Taking ownership of one’s actions and attitudes by being reliable dependable, and accountable.
Collaboration Working together to support and encourage success.
Positivity Practice of being positive or optimistic in attitude.
Life-long Learning Ongoing and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for personal and professional growth.
Embrace Diversity Encourage understanding and accept differences.