Top 5 Best 19602 Pennsylvania Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 3,169 students in 19602, PA (there are 4 private schools, serving 515 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in 19602, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in 19602, PA are Amanda E Stout Elementary School, Tyson-schoener Elementary School and Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 19602 have an average math proficiency score of 5% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in 19602, PA have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 19602, PA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Amanda E Stout Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
321 S 10th St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5815
Grades: PK-4
| 784 students
Rank: #22.
Tyson-schoener Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
315 S 5th St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5951
Grades: PK-4
| 449 students
Rank: #33.
Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Haak St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5760
Grades: PK-4
| 484 students
Rank: #44.
Southwest MiddleSchool
(Math: 3% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Chestnut St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5934
Grades: 5-8
| 678 students
Rank: #55.
Southern MiddleSchool
(Math: 3% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
931 Chestnut St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5803
Grades: 5-8
| 774 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 19602 Pennsylvania

19602, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300 Chestnut St
Reading, PA 19602
(610) 371-5934
Grades: 6-7
| 495 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 19602, PA?
How many public schools are located in 19602, PA?
5 public schools are located in 19602, PA.
What percentage of students in 19602, PA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in 19602, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in 19602, PA?
19602, PA public schools minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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