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William Howard Taft Charter High School

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William Howard Taft Charter High School is a public school located on the corner of Ventura Boulevard and Winnetka Avenue in the Woodland Hills district of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California, within the Los Angeles Unified School District. The school gained affiliated charter status beginning with the 2013–2014 school year.

Taft Charter High School
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Taft Charter High School is located in San Fernando Valley
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School is located in California
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School is located in the United States
Taft Charter High School
Taft Charter High School
5461 Winnetka Avenue

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91364

Coordinates34°10′08″N 118°34′23″W / 34.1689°N 118.5730°W / 34.1689; -118.5730Coordinates: 34°10′08″N 118°34′23″W / 34.1689°N 118.5730°W / 34.1689; -118.5730
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TypePublic
Established1960
PrincipalDaniel Steiner
Enrollment2,401 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Red, Gold, Black               
Athletics conferenceWest Valley League
NicknameToreadors
NewspaperTaft Tribune
Website

HistoryEdit

Named after former U.S. president William Howard Taft, the school first opened in 1960.[2]

In 1979, it was one of the filming locations for that year's made for TV movie, Survival of Dana. In 1995, the school was featured in The Brady Bunch Movie as West Dale High. In 2011, it was used as Gregory Heights Middle School in Crazy Stupid Love where Robbie attended. In 2012, it was the interior of ‘Midtown Science High School’ in Marc Webb’s "The Amazing Spider- Man".[citation needed]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "LAUSD School Profile". Search.lausd.k12.ca.us. September 16, 2009. Retrieved January 20, 2011.
  3. ^ "Jeshua Anderson". Washington State High School. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  4. ^ "Rick Auerbach Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
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  6. ^ "Bush appointee turns the spotlight inward". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  7. ^ "Mike Borzello". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  8. ^ "Bryce Dejean-Jones Stats – Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball-Reference.com.
  9. ^ "Larry Dierker Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
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  11. ^ "Larry Drew Stats – Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball-Reference.com.
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  14. ^ "Scout Who Discovered Saberhagen Convinced the Royals With Radar Scout Who Discovered Saberhagen Convinced the Royals With Radar". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  15. ^ "Airabin Justin". CBS Sports. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  16. ^ "Gabe Kapler Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  17. ^ "Brad Kearns". bradkearns.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  18. ^ "Pete LaCock Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  19. ^ "Danny Boy O'Connor". Danny Boy O'Connor. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  20. ^ "Kelly Paris Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  21. ^ "He Plays Hitter but Not a Heavy : When Taft High's DaShon Polk Takes the Field, He Smiles on Contact". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
  22. ^ "Paul Pratt". University of Nevada Athletics. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  23. ^ "Malcolm Smith". The Official Site of USC Trojan Athletics. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  24. ^ Football: The pride of Taft High, Malcolm Smith, is Super Bowl MVP, Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2014
  25. ^ "Steve Smith #12 WR". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  26. ^ "Michael Thomas". NFL.com. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  27. ^ "Justin Tryon". The Official Athletics Site of Arizona State University. Archived from the original on May 31, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  28. ^ "PASSINGS: Mark Tulin". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  29. ^ "Wilmer Valderrama". The New York Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  30. ^ "HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS DIGEST : AN EARLY GLANCE AT TOP TEAMS AND PLAYERS : Golf : Taft Again Has Another Solid Team". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  31. ^ "Achievements". Taft Charter High School. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  32. ^ "Darrion Weems". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  33. ^ "Robin Wright". The New York Times. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  34. ^ "Larry Young Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  35. ^ "Robin Yount Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.

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