Reading school information

IndexReadingMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores76%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools71,16779,235
Total private schools150824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Reading are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Reading.
  • 95.6% of people in Reading have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.5% of people in Reading have completed high school.
  • 56.8% of people in Reading have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Reading

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  • Alice M Barrows16 Edgemont AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 399 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Arthur W Coolidge Middle89 Birch Meadow DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 49 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Birch Meadow27 A B Lord DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 419 · Ratio: 18:167
  • J Warren Killam333 Charles StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 447 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Joshua Eaton365 Summer AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Reading Memorial High62 Oakland RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,336 · Ratio: 16:192
  • Walter S Parker Middle45 Temple StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 593 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Wood End Elementary School85 Sunset Rock LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 35 · Ratio: 16:172

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Education level achieved in Reading

IndexReadingMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school95.5%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college78.8%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree64.9%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors56.8%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters24.8%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.8%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.4%2.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Reading (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Topsfield, MA2,98386%26%
Lynnfield, MA12,05886%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Winchester, MA21,86385%24%
Reading, MA25,17676%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Hazleton, PA25,17954%21%
Key West, FL25,18763%7%
Burlington, MA25,19069%1%
South Portland, ME25,15464%6%
Reading, MA25,17676%12%
Source: The Reading, MA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.