About


Mascot: Hawk
School Colors: Dixie Blue, & White
School Song: Lyrics and Audio

Tonaquint Intermediate, established in 2007, is a beautiful, well-kept school nestled in a newly developing neighborhood between tis_logo_hawkTonaquint Park, Southgate Golf Course, and the back road to Bloomington. The school serves grades 6 and 7, with a student population of 730 students. The community enthusiastically supports school activities and programs.

  • The school currently serves about 730 students on a traditional nine-month calendar.
  • The school day begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
  • The teacher/pupil ratio is 1 to 32.
  • The Tonaquint staff is an outstanding group of professionals. All teachers hold bachelors’ degrees, and many have higher degrees and endorsements as well.
  • All teachers, as well as the principal, are evaluated on a regular basis to help assure educational quality and professional development.
  • The curriculum meets all district and state requirements.
  • Teachers work in teams called Professional Learning Communities, analyzing and interpreting data to meet the needs of the students.
  • A nutritious, hot lunch program is provided.
  • Teachers provide many and varied activities to display student talents, interests and leadership/social skills.
  • There is a principal’s advisory committee (PAC), a team of students within the school that is administered in behalf of the students by the school Principal.
  • School visitors are always welcome, and are asked to stop by the office to pick up a visitor’s pass.
  • Tonaquint students are expected to follow district dress guidelines and other district policies regarding safety and appropriate behavior.
  • Students are expected to learn self-discipline and to assume responsibility for their own behavior.
  • Resource programs, speech, and guidance services are available.
  • Tonaquint is home to special needs students ranging from mild/moderate to severe.
  • Tonaquint students are learning to use computers to increase basic skills in technology.
  • PTA and School Community Council organizations enrich school programs, give input on school issues, and provide many hours of volunteer service.
  • Other notables include a Science Fair, Choir, Geography Bee, Hershey’s Track Meet etc.