Tinicum School

First And Seneca Streets,

Essington, PA, 19029-1198

Tel: (610)521-4450
Grades: 1-8

344 students

Tinicum School serves 344 students in grades 1-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Tinicum School operates within the Interboro School District.

Overview

The student population of 344 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Total Students 344 students
Tinicum School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade Tinicum School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Tinicum School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Tinicum School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Tinicum School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
3%
16%
Tinicum School Black (1992-2012)
White
86%
71%
Tinicum School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tinicum School Sch Ethnicity Tinicum School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.26 0.47
Tinicum School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
34%
Tinicum School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Tinicum School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Interboro School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,581 1,559
Interboro   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $21 MM
Interboro   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $20 MM
Interboro   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,430 $12,476
Interboro   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,573 $11,944
Interboro   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Delaware County Technical High School-folcroft (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ridley Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norwood School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Norwood Norwood School
    558 Seneca Ave
    Norwood , PA , 19074
    (610)237-6425
    1.1  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Prospect Park Kindergarten Academy
    900 Washington Ave
    Prospect Park , PA , 19076
    (610)957-5401
    1.4  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Folcroft Delcroft School
    799 School Ln
    Folcroft , PA , 19032
    (610)522-4360
    1.4  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Ridley Park Leedom Elementary School
    620 East Chester Pk
    Ridley Park , PA , 19078
    (610)534-1900
    1.4  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Prospect Park Prospect Park School
    10th And Pennsylvania Aves
    Prospect Park , PA , 19076
    (610)237-6420
    1.5  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  1-8

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