Tinicum School

  • Tinicum School serves 351 students in grades 1-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Tinicum School operates within the Interboro School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 351 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students351 students
Tinicum School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Tinicum School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Tinicum School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeTinicum School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
Tinicum School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
5%
4%
Tinicum School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Tinicum School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
3%
15%
Tinicum School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
82%
68%
Tinicum School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Tinicum School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTinicum School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.320.51
Tinicum School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
53%
41%
Tinicum School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
10%
5%
Tinicum School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Interboro School District's student population of 3,442 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,552 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,609 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameInterboro School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed3,4421,497
Interboro School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$54 MM$21 MM
Interboro School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$54 MM$20 MM
Interboro School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,552$12,967
Interboro School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,609$12,300
Interboro School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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