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Tamaqua El Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 668-3306

Boyle Ave

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania


About Tamaqua El Sch
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Tamaqua El Sch is located in the Tamaqua Area SD district of the state of Pennsylvania. It is one of 5 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 680 students - compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Tamaqua El Sch 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 Tamaqua El Sch, the average teaching salary of $49,208 is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Local Area
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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Tamaqua Area MS513$8,62215.07$54,7770.15
Tamaqua Area SHS651$9,27113.93$55,9890.12
Rush El Sch0
Panther Valley Intermediate Sch416$8,33318.41$51,4150.2
Panther Valley Ms0

Tamaqua Area MS

Number of pupils513
Funding per pupil$8,622
Pupil teacher ratio15.07
Average teacher salary$54,777
Diversity index0.15

Tamaqua Area SHS

Number of pupils651
Funding per pupil$9,271
Pupil teacher ratio13.93
Average teacher salary$55,989
Diversity index0.12

Rush El Sch

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupil teacher ratio
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Panther Valley Intermediate Sch

Number of pupils416
Funding per pupil$8,333
Pupil teacher ratio18.41
Average teacher salary$51,415
Diversity index0.2

Panther Valley Ms

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupil teacher ratio
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Tamaqua Area MS0.72 miles
Tamaqua Area SHS0.79 miles
Rush El Sch1.71 miles
Panther Valley Intermediate Sch5.15 miles
Panther Valley Ms5.15 miles
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3078 schools in Pennsylvania.
727thlargest school
945thhighest number of FTE teachers
2542ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2598thhighest average teaching salary
1209thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1585thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1925thhighest diversity index
2211sthighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races12
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander3
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 680 students, with a diversity index of 0.16

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.