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Tamaqua Area SHS (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 668-1901

500 Penn St, Po Box 90

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania


About Tamaqua Area SHS
9th Grade - 12th Grade

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

Tamaqua Area SHS is a regular school, specialising in 9th Grade to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 651 students.

The number of teachers at Tamaqua Area SHS 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.

An average teaching salary at Tamaqua Area SHS is $55,989, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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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
Tamaqua Area SHS 651$9,27114$55,9890.12
Tamaqua Area MS (0.11 miles) 513$8,62215$54,7770.15
Tamaqua El Sch (0.79 miles) 680$6,72217$49,2080.16
Rush El Sch (2.42 miles) 0
Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.65 miles) 416$8,33318$51,4150.20
Panther Valley Ms (5.65 miles) 0

Tamaqua Area SHS

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

Tamaqua Area MS (0.11 miles)

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

Tamaqua El Sch (0.79 miles)

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

Rush El Sch (2.42 miles)

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

Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.65 miles)

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

Panther Valley Ms (5.65 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.
804thlargest school
690thhighest number of FTE teachers
1340thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2125thhighest average teaching salary
1802ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1635thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2194thhighest diversity index
1877thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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