Reading School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public elementary schools in Reading School District, serving 11,801 students.
  • Public elementary school in Reading School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 61% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Pennsylvania.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Reading School District are Thirteenth & Union Elementary School, Amanda E Stout Elementary School and Glenside Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary 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
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools17 Schools2,179 Schools
# of Students11,801 Students1,124,873 Students
# of Teachers702 Teachers76,703 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1

District Comparison

  • Reading School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 643 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 61% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 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 Score0.270.56
# of American Indian Students4 Students1,751 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students39 Students44,452 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students10,040 Students138,723 Students
% Hispanic Students
85%
12%
# of Black Students945 Students176,527 Students
% Black Students
8%
16%
# of White Students578 Students709,838 Students
% White Students
5%
63%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students961 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students193 Students52,497 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4707,406
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,416116,722
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,435125,769
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,413125,923
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,493129,062
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,439133,149
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,408133,865
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,343132,712
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,38491,853
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 88,905
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 10,982
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 10,235
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 9,411
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 8,879
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,926 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,163. 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 $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,926$13,163
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,464$12,903
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 2017-18 school year data.

Reading School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

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

    Grades: PK-5 | 863 students
  • Glenside Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 Lackawanna St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5913

    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
  • Lauers Park Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    251 N 2nd St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5960

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Millmont Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 Summit Avenue
    Reading, PA 19611
    (610)371-5853

    Grades: PK-5 | 679 students
  • Northeast Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1216 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5774

    Grades: 6-7 | 931 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    820 Clinton Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5904

    Grades: PK-5 | 706 students
  • Northwest Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1000 N Front St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5772

    Grades: 6-7 | 664 students
  • Riverside Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1400 Centre Avenue
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)371-5896

    Grades: K-5 | 856 students
  • Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1601 Haak St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5760

    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
  • Southern Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    931 Chestnut St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5803

    Grades: 6-7 | 646 students
  • Southwest Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    300 Chestnut St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5934

    Grades: 6-7 | 486 students
  • Tenth & Green Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 N 10th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5756

    Grades: PK-5 | 670 students
  • Tenth & Penn Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    955 Penn St
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610)320-6994

    Grades: PK-5 | 580 students
  • Thirteenth & Green Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5766

    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
  • Thirteenth & Union Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1600 N 13th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5795

    Grades: PK-5 | 885 students
  • Twelfth & Marion Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 N 12th St
    Reading, PA 19604
    (610)371-5788

    Grades: K-5 | 719 students
  • Tyson-schoener Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    315 S 5th St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610)371-5951

    Grades: PK-5 | 673 students
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