North Reading High School

189 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
North Reading High School serves 639 students in grades 9-12.
North Reading High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Reading High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

North Reading High School's student population of 639 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

North Reading High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North Reading High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 1644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
23%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
89%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Reading High School's ranking?
North Reading High School is ranked #84 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are North Reading High School often compared to?
North Reading High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Reading Memorial High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of North Reading High School?
The graduation rate of North Reading High School is 95%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend North Reading High School?
639 students attend North Reading High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of North Reading High School students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Reading High School?
North Reading High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does North Reading High School offer ?
North Reading High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Reading High School part of?
North Reading High School is part of North Reading School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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