Taft Union High School District

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Taft Union High School District

TUHSD Mission Statement



    Taft Union High School District’s vision is “Excellence by Design”



    Taft Union High School District’s mission is to provide engaging rigorous curriculum with global applications.




    The Taft Union High School District has three overarching goals:

    1. To provide rigorous and relevant instruction that prepares students to be career, college and future ready.
    2. To assist students and staff in developing personal awareness skills so they may contribute to a positive and collaborative learning/work environment.
    3. To increase parent and community participation that supports the preparation of students to be career, college and future ready.




    The following are the principles that will guide the work of Taft Union High School District:



    Continually acquiring new information and modifying existing knowledge and skills



    Working collaboratively toward common goals



    Operating in a manner that is visible, predictable and understandable



    Demonstrating fairness, honesty and consistency



    The will to do the right things and to do things right




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  • In consultation with The Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Kern County Public Health, and in light of Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-33-20, which directs "all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors," Taft Union High School District has extended its school closure through at least May 1, 2020, to limit the community spread of COVID-19

    For more information click the link below. 

     School Closure Extension Information


    En consulta con el Superintendente de Escuelas del Condado de Kern, Salud Pública del Condado de Kern, y a la luz de la Orden Ejecutiva N-33-20 del Gobernador Newsom, que ordena a "todas las personas que viven en el Estado de California que se queden en sus hogares o en sus lugares de residencia, excepto según sea necesario para mantener la continuidad de las operaciones de los sectores federales de infraestructura crítica, "Taft Union High School District ha extendido el cierre de sus escuelas hasta al menos el 1 de mayo de 2020 para limitar la propagación comunitaria de COVID-19

    Para obtener más información, haga clic en el siguiente enlace.

    Carta de extensión de cierre de escuela


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  • Enlight of the recent events of school closure due to COVID-19, we are preparing to postpone our 2020 TUHSD Honors Night. Tentatively Honors Night will be rescheduled to Wednesday, April 29, 2020. 


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  • COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Information

    The health and safety of the students and staff of the Taft Union High School District is a priority.  As recommended by local officials, we are closing all district schools effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, until further notice.

    Click below to view the letter to Parents/Guardians Letter sent to TUHSD students 3/16/20.

    COVID-19 Kern County Superintendent of Schools Resource Page Click here


    Food Services Information During Closures


    Parent Resources


    Frequently asked questions

    Classroom Learning Support. (Coming Soon)






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  • KCSOS Press Release - Link to text versionKCSOS Press Release

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