Tawanka Elementary School

  • Tawanka Elementary School serves 733 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Tawanka Elementary School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students733 students
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers

School Comparison

  • Tawanka Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tawanka Elementary School is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Asian
5%
4%
Hispanic
5%
11%
Black
1%
15%
White
82%
66%
Two or more races
7%
4%
Diversity Score0.32n/a
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
41%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeshaminy SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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