Towanda Area SD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,490 students in Towanda Area SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Towanda Area SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Towanda Area SD School District are Towanda Area Elementary School, Towanda Area Jr. Sr. High School and Morrow Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Towanda Area SD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Towanda Area SD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,946 Schools
# Students
1,490 Students
1,684,293 Students
# Teachers
94 Teachers
120,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Towanda Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 701 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#416 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Towanda Area SD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Towanda Area SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Towanda Area SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Towanda Area SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.56
# American Indian Students
1 Student
2,726 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
72,728 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
23 Students
219,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# Black Students
20 Students
244,983 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# White Students
1,424 Students
1,064,795 Students
% White Students
96%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,459 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
77,126 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
50
6,463
# Students in K Grade:
102
109,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
98
123,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
105
123,669
# Students in 3rd Grade:
105
124,533
# Students in 4th Grade:
121
126,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
127,713
# Students in 6th Grade:
117
131,511
# Students in 7th Grade:
123
136,339
# Students in 8th Grade:
130
136,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
99
140,084
# Students in 10th Grade:
121
136,062
# Students in 11th Grade:
101
131,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
100
129,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,003 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,473. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,839 is higher than the state median of $17,771. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$27 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Towanda Area SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$27 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Towanda Area SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,003
$18,473
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Towanda Area SD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,839
$17,771
This chart display average spending per public school student in Towanda Area SD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Towanda Area SD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Towanda Area Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
420 State St
Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-6131
Grades: 3-6
| 461 students
Rank: #22.
Towanda Area Jr. Sr. High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 High School Drive
Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-2101
Grades: 7-12
| 674 students
Rank: n/an/a
101 North Fourth Street
Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-4991
Grades: PK-2
| 355 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Towanda Area SD School District
  • 410 State St, Towanda, PA, 18848
  • (570) 265-9894
  • tsd.k12.pa.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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