Tinicum School

Tinicum School serves 323 students in grades 1-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Tinicum School operates within the Interboro School District.

Overview

The student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Total Students 323 students
Tinicum School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Tinicum School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tinicum School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Tinicum School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Tinicum School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Tinicum School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
1%
16%
Tinicum School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
91%
70%
Tinicum School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Tinicum School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tinicum School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.24
Tinicum School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
47%
36%
Tinicum School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
8%
5%
Tinicum School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,487 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,430 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,573 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Interboro School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,487 1,528
Interboro   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $21 MM
Interboro   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $20 MM
Interboro   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,430 $12,476
Interboro   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,573 $11,944
Interboro   School District 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-fo (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 Grades Students
  • NorwoodNorwood School
    558 Seneca Ave
    NorwoodPA 19074
    (610)237-6425
    1.1 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 553 students                      
  • Prospect ParkKindergarten Academy
    900 Washington Ave
    Prospect ParkPA 19076
    (610)957-5401
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG | 262 students                      
  • FolcroftDelcroft School
    799 School Ln
    FolcroftPA 19032
    (610)522-4360
    1.4 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 626 students                      
  • Ridley ParkLeedom Elementary School
    620 East Chester Pk
    Ridley ParkPA 19078
    (610)534-1900
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 230 students                      
  • Prospect ParkProspect Park School
    10th And Pennsylvania Aves
    Prospect ParkPA 19076
    (610)237-6420
    1.5 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 569 students                      

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