North Reading School District

189 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

North Reading School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,321 students in North Reading School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in North Reading School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
2,321 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
207 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

North Reading School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
#34 out of 395 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of North Reading  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
62%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Reading  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
72%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Reading  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of North Reading  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.24
0.63
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
113 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
5%
7%
# Hispanic Students
94 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
23%
# Black Students
14 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
2,018 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
87%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
80 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
51
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
175
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
189
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
204
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
145
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
181
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
173
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
193
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
174
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
197
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
170
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
130
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
176
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
162
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
1
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,198 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,635 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of North Reading  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$53 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of North Reading  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,198
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in North Reading  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,635
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in North Reading  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best North Reading School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Reading High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
189 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 639 students
Rank: #22.
L D Batchelder
(Math: 65% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
175 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-7814
Grades: K-5
| 465 students
Rank: #33.
E Ethel Little School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7 Barberry Lane
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-7820
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: #44.
J Turner Hood
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
298a Haverhill St
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-7817
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #55.
North Reading Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
189 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864
(978) 664-7806
Grades: 6-8
| 564 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to North Reading School District?
North Reading School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,321 students.
What is the rank of North Reading School District?
North Reading School District is ranked #35 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in North Reading School District?
87% of North Reading School District students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of North Reading School District?
North Reading School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is North Reading School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $22,635 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in MA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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