Tinicum School

  • Tinicum School serves 320 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 58% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Tinicum School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tinicum School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tinicum School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1684 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
83%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInterboro SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norwood Norwood School
    Grades: 1-8 | 509 students
    1.1 miles
    558 Seneca Ave
    Norwood, PA 19074
    (610)237-6425
    1.1 1-8 509
  • Folcroft Delcroft School
    Grades: K-8 | 667 students
    1.4 miles
    799 School Lane
    Folcroft, PA 19032
    (610)522-4360
    1.4 K-8 667
  • Prospect Park Kindergarten Academy
    Grades: K | 264 students
    1.4 miles
    900 Washington Avenue
    Prospect Park, PA 19076
    (610)957-5401
    1.4 K 264
  • Prospect Park Prospect Park School
    Grades: 1-8 | 569 students
    1.5 miles
    10th & Pennsylvania Avenues
    Prospect Park, PA 19076
    (610)237-6420
    1.5 1-8 569
  • Folcroft Delaware County Technical High School-fo Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.7 miles
    701 Henderson Boulevard
    Folcroft, PA 19032
    (610)583-7620
    1.7 9-12 n/a

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