Reading School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 19 top public schools in Reading School District, serving 17,280 students.
  • Public school in Reading School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus Pennsylvania public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus 63% Pennsylvania statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Reading Senior High School, with 45% math proficiency and 58% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Pennsylvania or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic) , which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameReading School District
School District Websitehttp://www.readingsd.org
School District Phone Number(610)371-5611
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools19 Schools3,054 Schools
# of Students17,280 Students1,734,277 Students
# of Teachers972 Teachers119,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1

District Comparison

  • Reading School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 61% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Reading   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Reading   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
67%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Reading   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.300.52
# of American Indian Students7 Students2,771 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students73 Students65,419 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students14,419 Students188,861 Students
% Hispanic Students
83%
11%
# of Black Students1,503 Students255,143 Students
% Black Students
9%
15%
# of White Students948 Students1,157,913 Students
% White Students
6%
67%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students1,404 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students327 Students62,422 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 7,207
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,866123,608
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,447126,710
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,494129,725
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,434133,729
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,442134,411
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,372132,934
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,392132,701
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,318136,474
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,180135,181
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,119139,620
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,373137,439
# of Students in 11th Grade:835133,173
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,008131,336
# of Ungraded Students: - 29

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,926 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,464 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$228 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Reading   School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$238 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Reading   School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,926$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Reading   School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,464$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Reading   School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Reading School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | PA School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Reading Amanda E Stout Elementary School Math: 24% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    321 S 10th St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5815

    Grades: PK-5 | 871 students
  • Reading Glenside Elementary School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    500 Lackawanna St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5913

    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
  • Reading Lauers Park Elementary School Math: 19% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    251 N 2nd St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5960

    Grades: PK-5 | 791 students
  • Reading Millmont Elementary School Math: 17% / Reading: 31% | Bottom 50%
    400 Summit Avenue
    Reading, PA 19611
    (610)371-5853

    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
  • Reading Northeast Middle School Math: 11% / Reading: 29% | Bottom 50%
    1216 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5774

    Grades: 6-7 | 936 students
  • Reading Northwest Elementary School Math: 12% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    820 Clinton Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5904

    Grades: PK-5 | 713 students
  • Reading Northwest Middle School Math: 10% / Reading: 27% | Bottom 50%
    1000 N Front St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5772

    Grades: 6-7 | 684 students
  • Reading Reading Intermediate High School Math: 5% / Reading: 19% | Bottom 50%
    215 North 12th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (484)258-7365

    Grades: 8-9 | 2299 students
  • Reading Reading Senior High School Math: 45% / Reading: 58% | Bottom 50%
    801 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5705

    Grades: 10-12 | 3216 students
  • Reading Riverside Elementary School Math: 14% / Reading: 24% | Bottom 50%
    1400 Centre Avenue
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5896

    Grades: K-5 | 847 students
  • Reading Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School Math: 14% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    1601 Haak St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5760

    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
  • Reading Southern Middle School Math: 4% / Reading: 17% | Bottom 50%
    931 Chestnut St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5803

    Grades: 6-7 | 649 students
  • Reading Southwest Middle School Math: 13% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    300 Chestnut St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5934

    Grades: 6-7 | 441 students
  • Reading Tenth & Green Elementary School Math: 9% / Reading: 21% | Bottom 50%
    400 N 10th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5756

    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
  • Reading Tenth & Penn Elementary School Math: 9% / Reading: 19% | Bottom 50%
    955 Penn St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)320-6994

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Reading Thirteenth & Green Elementary School Math: 16% / Reading: 24% | Bottom 50%
    501 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5766

    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
  • Reading Thirteenth & Union Elementary School Math: 22% / Reading: 35% | Bottom 50%
    1600 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5795

    Grades: PK-5 | 854 students
  • Reading Twelfth & Marion Elementary School Math: 9% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    1200 N 12th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5788

    Grades: K-5 | 711 students
  • Reading Tyson-schoener Elementary School Math: 15% / Reading: 27% | Bottom 50%
    315 S 5th St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5951

    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
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