Reading Senior High School

  • Reading Senior High School serves 3,216 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Reading Senior High School's student population of 3,216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students3,216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers159 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Reading Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Reading Senior High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1676 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Reading Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
82%
11%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
5%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Reading Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.310.53
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Graduation Rate
68%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Reading Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameReading SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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