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West Penn Twp El Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 386-5051

185 School Dr

New Ringgold, Pennsylvania


About West Penn Twp El Sch
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

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

West Penn Twp El Sch is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 275 students.

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

An average teaching salary at West Penn Twp El Sch is $51,121, 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

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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
West Penn Twp El Sch 275$9,37213$51,1210.14
Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.72 miles) 416$8,33318$51,4150.20
Panther Valley Ms (5.72 miles) 0
Tamaqua Area MS (6.31 miles) 513$8,62215$54,7770.15
Tamaqua Area SHS (6.36 miles) 651$9,27114$55,9890.12
Panther Valley JSHS (6.52 miles) 670$7,66715$50,4220.21

West Penn Twp El Sch

Number of pupils275
Funding per pupil$9,372
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$51,121
Diversity index0.14

Panther Valley Intermediate Sch (5.72 miles)

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

Panther Valley Ms (5.72 miles)

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

Tamaqua Area MS (6.31 miles)

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

Tamaqua Area SHS (6.36 miles)

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

Panther Valley JSHS (6.52 miles)

Number of pupils670
Funding per pupil$7,667
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,422
Diversity index0.21
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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.
2522ndlargest school
2470thhighest number of FTE teachers
1057thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2509thhighest average teaching salary
2009thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1811thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2035thhighest diversity index
1856thhighest funding per pupil
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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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