Tinker K-8 School

  • Tinker K-8 School serves 723 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tinker K-8 School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Tinker K-8 School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Tinker K-8 School's student population of 723 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tinker K-8 School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Tinker K-8 School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#655 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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I am in the 7th grade and I have gone to this school from K-3rd grade.....it is a very good school and very well maintained.
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