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Tamaqua Area MS (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 668-1210

502 Penn Street

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania


About Tamaqua Area MS
6th Grade - 8th Grade

Tamaqua Area MS is one of 5 schools in the Tamaqua Area SD district of Pennsylvania.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 513 students from 6th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $54,777, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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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
Tamaqua Area MS 513$8,62215$54,7770.15
Tamaqua Area SHS (0.11 miles) 651$9,27114$55,9890.12
Tamaqua El Sch (0.72 miles) 680$6,72217$49,2080.16
Rush El Sch (2.37 miles) 0
Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.54 miles) 416$8,33318$51,4150.20
Panther Valley Ms (5.54 miles) 0

Tamaqua Area MS

Number of pupils513
Funding per pupil$8,622
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$54,777
Diversity index0.15

Tamaqua Area SHS (0.11 miles)

Number of pupils651
Funding per pupil$9,271
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$55,989
Diversity index0.12

Tamaqua El Sch (0.72 miles)

Number of pupils680
Funding per pupil$6,722
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$49,208
Diversity index0.16

Rush El Sch (2.37 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.54 miles)

Number of pupils416
Funding per pupil$8,333
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$51,415
Diversity index0.20

Panther Valley Ms (5.54 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Rankings don't always go up to 3,078 because some schools have missing data.
1350thlargest school
1416thhighest number of FTE teachers
1930thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2244thhighest average teaching salary
1474thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1091sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2013thhighest diversity index
2026thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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