Reading school information

IndexReadingPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores56%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools272,56379,235
Total private schools221,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools84067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Reading are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Reading.
  • 59.7% of people in Reading have completed 8th grade.
  • 56.3% of people in Reading have completed high school.
  • 8.3% of people in Reading have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Reading

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  • Amanda E Stout El Sch321 S 10Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 746 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Antietam Ms/Hs100 Antietam RdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 48 · Ratio: 11:162
  • Citadel Intermediate Hs215 North 12Th StGrades: 09 - 10Students: 2,014 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Exeter Twp Jhs151 E 39Th StGrades: 07 - 09Students: 698 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Exeter Twp Shs201 E 37Th StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,422 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Gateway School For Intl. Business And World Langua510 Lackawanna StGrades: 06 - 06Students: 331 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Gateway School For Performing Arts (Magnet)1700 City Line AveGrades: 06 - 06Students: 338 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Glenside El Sch500 Lackawanna StGrades: PK - 05Students: 376 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • I-Lead Charter School200 North 8Th StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Jacksonwald El Sch100 Church LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 405 · Ratio: 14:190
  • Lauers Park El Sch251 N 2Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 814 · Ratio: 17:161
  • Lorane El Sch699 Rittenhouse DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 502 · Ratio: 15:187
  • Millmont El Sch400 Summit AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 202 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Mt Penn Primary Ctr201 North 25Th StreetGrades: KG - 01Students: 154 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Northeast Ms1216 N 13Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 825 · Ratio: 13:151
  • Northwest El Sch820 Clinton StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 795 · Ratio: 17:155
  • Northwest Ms1000 N Front StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 743 · Ratio: 13:148
  • Owatin Creek El Sch5000 Boyertown PikeGrades: KG - 04Students: 621 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Reading Muhlenberg Ctc2615 Warren RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Reading Shs801 N 13Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,903 · Ratio: 19:137
  • Reiffton Sch4355 Dunham DriveGrades: 05 - 06Students: 674 · Ratio: 15:181
  • Riverside El Sch1400 Centre AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 891 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • School Of Technology And Communication At Thomas F905 Margaret StGrades: 06 - 06Students: 332 · Ratio: 17:142
  • Sixteenth & Haak El Sch1601 Haak StGrades: PK - 05Students: 686 · Ratio: 23:152
  • Southern Ms931 Chestnut StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 617 · Ratio: 13:146
  • Southwest Ms300 Chestnut StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 495 · Ratio: 12:143
  • Tenth & Green El Sch400 N 10Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 737 · Ratio: 18:147
  • Tenth & Penn El Sch955 Penn StGrades: PK - 05Students: 566 · Ratio: 15:150
  • The School Of Agriculture, Ecology And Science400 Summit AveGrades: 06 - 06Students: 329 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Thirteenth & Green El Sch501 N 13Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 776 · Ratio: 19:150
  • Thirteenth & Union El Sch1600 N 13Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 958 · Ratio: 18:157
  • Thomas H Ford El Sch901 Margaret StGrades: PK - 05Students: 469 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Twelfth & Marion El Sch1200 N 12Th StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 584 · Ratio: 19:152
  • Tyson-Schoener El Sch315 S 5Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 667 · Ratio: 15:140

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Education level achieved in Reading

IndexReadingPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade59.7%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school56.3%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college27.4%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree13.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.3%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters2.5%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%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.
Adamstown, PA1,73388%29%
Akron, PA3,92387%28%
Wernersville, PA2,51287%28%
West Reading, PA4,20487%27%
Shoemakersville, PA1,43186%26%
Reading, PA88,05156%18%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boca Raton, FL88,18770%3%
San Marcos, CA87,80860%12%
Sunrise, FL88,39154%21%
Plantation, FL88,48654%21%
Longmont, CO88,54761%10%
Reading, PA88,05156%18%
Source: The Reading, PA 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.