Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Pennsylvania (2024)

Public high schools in Pennsylvania achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 48% (2024).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Pennsylvania is Bermudian Springs High School with ≥95%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 72% 95% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 81%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in Pennsylvania (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Bermudian Springs High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
7335 Carlisle Pike
York Springs, PA 17372
(717) 528-4113
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Masterman Julia R Sec School
Magnet School
(Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 5-12
1699 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 400-7580
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mars Area Sr. High School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 9-12
520 Route 228
Mars, PA 16046
(724) 625-1581
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Pine-richland High School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 93%
Grades: 9-12
700 Warrendale Rd
Gibsonia, PA 15044
(724) 625-4444
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Gateway Sr. High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
3000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 373-5744
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Pocono Mountain East High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
231 Pocono Mountain School Roa
Swiftwater, PA 18370
(570) 839-7121
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Pocono Mountain West High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
181 Panther Lane
Pocono Summit, PA 18346
(570) 839-7121
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Plymouth-whitemarsh Sr. High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
201 E Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 825-1500
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
West Perry Sr. High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
2608 Shermans Valley Road
Elliottsburg, PA 17024
(717) 789-3931
Rank: #1010.
Abington Heights High School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
222 Noble Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
(570) 585-5300
Rank: #1111.
Spring-ford Shs 9-12 Center
(Math: 94% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
350 S Lewis Rd
Royersford, PA 19468
(610) 705-6001
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Gamp
Magnet School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 5-12
23rd And Ritner Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 400-8230
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
North East High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1901 Freeport Rd
North East, PA 16428
(814) 725-8671
Rank: #1414.
Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ
(Math: 54% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-12
107 Thackeray St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 529-7620
Rank: #1515.
Jenkintown Middle/high School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 7-12
West And Highlands Avenues
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 884-1801
Rank: #1616.
York Suburban Sr. High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
1800 Hollywood Dr
York, PA 17403
(717) 885-1270
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Carver High School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 7-12
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 400-7380
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Springfield Twp High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
1801 E Paper Mill Rd
Glenside, PA 19038
(215) 233-6000
Rank: #1919.
Pittsburgh Capa 6-12
(Math: 45% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 6-12
111 9th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 529-6100
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Cambria Heights Sr. High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
426 Glendale Lake Rd
Patton, PA 16668
(814) 674-3601
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Fairview High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
7460 Mccray Rd
Fairview, PA 16415
(814) 474-2600
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 7-12
One Lincoln Park
Midland, PA 15059
(724) 643-9004
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Central York High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
601 Mundis Mill Rd
York, PA 17406
(717) 846-6789
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Girard High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
1135 Lake St
Girard, PA 16417
(814) 774-5607
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Meyersdale Area High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
1349 Shaw Mines Rd
Meyersdale, PA 15552
(814) 634-8311
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Pottsville Area High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
16th Street & Elk Avenue
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2960
Rank: #23 - 2723. - 27.
Sharon High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
1129 E State St
Sharon, PA 16146
(724) 983-4030
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Lenape MiddleSchool
(Math: 36% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 7-9
313 W State St
Doylestown, PA 18901
(267) 893-2800
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Richland High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 7-12
One Academic Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 266-6081
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Avella Area Jr. Sr. High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 7-12
1000 Avella Rd
Avella, PA 15312
(724) 356-2218
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Bangor Area High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
187 Five Points Richmond Rd
Bangor, PA 18013
(610) 599-7011
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Boiling Springs High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
21 Academy Street
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
(717) 258-6484
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Cochranton Jr. Sr. High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 7-12
105 Second Street
Cochranton, PA 16314
(814) 425-7421
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
East Pennsboro Area Sr. High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
425 W Shady Ln
Enola, PA 17025
(717) 732-0723
Rank: #30 - 3630. - 36.
Hatboro-horsham Sr. High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
899 Horsham Road
Horsham, PA 19044
(215) 420-5500
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Pennsylvania average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Pennsylvania average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency is 48%% for 2024.
What are the public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Pennsylvania?
The best top ranked public high schools in Pennsylvania include Bermudian Springs High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Mars Area Sr. High School.

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