Tyson-schoener Elementary School

315 South 5th St

Reading, PA 19602-2310

Tel: (610)371-5951
Grades: PK-5

633 students

Tyson-schoener Elementary School serves 633 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Tyson-schoener Elementary School operates within the Reading School District.

Overview

The student population of 633 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 633 students
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tyson-schoener Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
85%
9%
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
7%
16%
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
5%
70%
Tyson-schoener Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Tyson-schoener Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.27 0.24
Tyson-schoener Elementary 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.
85%
36%
Tyson-schoener Elementary 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.
2%
5%
Tyson-schoener Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,682 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Reading School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 19,682 1,528
Reading   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $199 MM $21 MM
District Spending $245 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $12,476
Reading   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,687 $11,944
Reading   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 I-lead Charter School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amanda E Stout Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ReadingSouthern Middle School
    931 Chestnut St
    ReadingPA 19602
    (610)371-5803
    0.5 mi | 640 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • ReadingAmanda E Stout Elementary School
    321 South 10th St
    ReadingPA 19602
    (610)371-5815
    0.5 mi | 760 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ReadingTenth & Penn Elementary School
    955 Penn St
    ReadingPA 19601
    (610)320-6994
    0.6 mi | 532 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ReadingI-lead Charter School
    Charter School
    200 North 8th St
    ReadingPA 19601
    (610)624-3712
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 308 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ReadingLauers Park Elementary School
    251 North 2nd St
    ReadingPA 19601
    (610)371-5960
    0.7 mi | 792 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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