Reading school information

IndexReadingPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores27%53%49%
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 45% 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.

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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.
Whitfield, PA5,17177%56%
South Pottstown, PA1,75973%48%
West Lawn, PA1,67270%41%
Bernville, PA81269%39%
Reamstown, PA3,92967%36%
Reading, PA88,05127%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boca Raton, FL88,18770%42%
San Marcos, CA87,80847%4%
Sunrise, FL88,39149%1%
Plantation, FL88,48652%5%
Longmont, CO88,54735%29%
Reading, PA88,05127%45%
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.