Tinicum School

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
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 more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
3%
16%
White
86%
71%
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 0.23
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%
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%

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 1,682
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: 2013 (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
  • NorwoodNorwood School
    558 Seneca Ave
    NorwoodPA 19074
    (610)237-6425
    1.1 mi | 560 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • Prospect ParkKindergarten Academy
    900 Washington Ave
    Prospect ParkPA 19076
    (610)957-5401
    1.4 mi | 257 students | Gr. KG                      
  • FolcroftDelcroft School
    799 School Ln
    FolcroftPA 19032
    (610)522-4360
    1.4 mi | 600 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • Ridley ParkLeedom Elementary School
    620 East Chester Pk
    Ridley ParkPA 19078
    (610)534-1900
    1.4 mi | 229 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Prospect ParkProspect Park School
    10th And Pennsylvania Aves
    Prospect ParkPA 19076
    (610)237-6420
    1.5 mi | 589 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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Did You Know?
Delaware County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.28, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Delaware County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.