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Tilghman Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (410) 886-2391

21374 Foster Ave

Tilghman, Maryland


About Tilghman Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Tilghman Elementary is one of 8 schools in the Talbot County Public Schools district of Maryland.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 82 students - compared to other schools in Maryland, this is a relatively small school.

The number of teachers at Tilghman Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Tilghman Elementary, the average teaching salary of $53,290 is lower than the Maryland state average of $72,674.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Tilghman Elementary 82$17,6519$53,2900.33
St. Michaels Elementary (7.95 miles) 346$10,74914$57,4020.44
St. Michaels Middle/High School (8.05 miles) 471$11,11313$52,8150.43
Beach Elementary (10.93 miles) 576$11,34417$76,5010.46
Deale Elementary (12.38 miles) 244$14,46214$67,7320.28
Shady Side Elementary (12.65 miles) 501$11,20717$65,6230.34

Tilghman Elementary

Number of pupils82
Funding per pupil$17,651
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$53,290
Diversity index0.33

St. Michaels Elementary (7.95 miles)

Number of pupils346
Funding per pupil$10,749
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$57,402
Diversity index0.44

St. Michaels Middle/High School (8.05 miles)

Number of pupils471
Funding per pupil$11,113
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$52,815
Diversity index0.43

Beach Elementary (10.93 miles)

Number of pupils576
Funding per pupil$11,344
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$76,501
Diversity index0.46

Deale Elementary (12.38 miles)

Number of pupils244
Funding per pupil$14,462
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$67,732
Diversity index0.28

Shady Side Elementary (12.65 miles)

Number of pupils501
Funding per pupil$11,207
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$65,623
Diversity index0.34
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Rankings within Maryland
There are 1,449 schools in Maryland. Rankings don't always go up to 1,449 because some schools have missing data.
1372ndlargest school
1391sthighest number of FTE teachers
122ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1254thhighest average teaching salary
596thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
861sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
967thhighest diversity index
215thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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