Rush Elementary School (Closed 2016)

Rush Elementary School served 240 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students240 students
This chart display total students of Rush Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Rush Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Rush Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rush Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
89%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rush Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.210.53
This chart display the diversity score of Rush Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rush Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTamaqua Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rush Elementary School is Tamaqua Area Senior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tamaqua Area Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tamaqua Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tamaqua Tamaqua Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 636 students
    1.6 miles
    Boyle Ave
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    (570) 668-3306
    1.6 K-5 636
  • Tamaqua Tamaqua Area Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 527 students
    2.3 miles
    502 Penn Street
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    (570) 668-1210
    2.3 6-8 527
  • Tamaqua Tamaqua Area Senior High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
    2.3 miles
    500 Penn St
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    (570) 668-1901
    2.3 9-12 662
  • Mcadoo Mcadoo-kelayres El/ms Math: 16% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 773 students
    4.8 miles
    15 Kelayres Rd
    Mcadoo, PA 18237
    (570) 459-3111
    4.8 K-8 773
  • Lansford Panther Valley Junior Senior High School Math: 19% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 734 students
    7.0 miles
    912 Coal Region Way
    Lansford, PA 18232
    (570) 645-2171
    7 7-12 734
Recent Articles
School nurses are becoming a staple of the past, as more and more budgets are cutting nurses from their payroll. What does this mean for students and your child?
While Facebook is getting all the attention in teen social media, LinkedIn offers some serious benefits in networking and professional grooming. We look at how high school student can use this network to their advantage.
Teach for America has been applauded for many of its exemplary teachers and innovative training, but can the model be sustained throughout all communities? Learn about what the proponents and critics have to say.