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Welcome to the Taft Early Learning Center Website!
Grades PreK - Grade 2

Marla Sirois, Principal
16 Granite St.
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Phone: 508-278-8643 / Fax:  508-278-8646
To Call in Student Absent-508-570-6129

Principal’s Message…


Welcome to Taft ELC! Our building meets the needs of over 500 children from the Uxbridge community. It is our vision to prepare our students emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually to demonstrate respect, to be ready to learn, and to be responsible in an ever-changing world.

Our staff is extremely dedicated and caring. They are committed to helping every child celebrate accomplishments and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a love of learning and in designing opportunities for students to incorporate inquiry into their every day thinking. Our comprehensive approach to the teaching of reading insures that we meet the needs of diverse young learners. We continue to develop math literacy using the Math in Focus program. With help from the Taft PTO and the Uxbridge Educational Foundation, we have established a Science lab to insure that our students have opportunities to access the content in the newly adopted state Science standards.

High educational expectations and safety for all students remain our top priorities. We will continue to reinforce social and academic skills as we focus on three core values: respect for all people and things, responsibility for ourselves and our actions, and coming to school ready to learn and doing our best each day.

At the Earl D. Taft Early Learning Center, we know that children will be most successful if they are a part of a school community in which everyone works together as a team to promote a love of learning and has a commitment to education. We welcome your support as we continue to work together to enrich our school community and culture.


Marla Sirois, M. Ed, C.A.G.S.
Earl D. Taft Early Learning Center 
16 Granite Street, Uxbridge, MA
Fax: 508-278-8646


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* * 2016-2017 School Day Hours * *

Taft Early Learning Center 
16 Granite Street
AM Pre-K   8:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
               PM Pre-K  12:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.                  
 Grades K-2
8:35 am - 3:00 pm 


Taft ELC Office 508-278-8643         
Superintendent's Office  508-278-8648
Business Office    508-278-8648


"Child Find Screening"

The Uxbridge Public Schools will be conducting a screening in January 2017 for 3 and 4 year old children who are residents of Uxbridge. If you have concerns about your child’s speech and language, cognitive, fine motor, and/or gross motor skills, please contact Jill or Louise at the Early Learning Center at (508) 278-8643 to schedule an appointment.


2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Registration for the Pre-K lottery will take place January 3 through January 13, 2017 at the Earl D. Taft Early Learning Center, 16 Granite Street, Uxbridge. Registration hours are 9:00-2:00 p.m.

The minimum entrance age for the 3 year-old program is 3 years of age as of Sept. 1st of the year the child enters school.

The minimum entrance age for the 4 year-old program is 4 years of age as of Sept. 1st of the year the child enters school.

Please call the Taft Early Learning Center if you have any questions (508) 278-8643. 


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16 Granite Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569
Phone: 508-278-8643 / Fax:  508-278-8646

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Student Insurance Form
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Lunch Menu
School Nurse
School Improvement Plan
District  Improvement Plan
New Student Registration Packet
Taft Technology
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District Strategic Plan
16-17 District Calendar
Building Use Form and Access Form
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