Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 103%
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Reading school information

Average Test Scores66%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools71,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Reading are 38% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Reading
  • 95.1% of people in Reading have completed 8th grade
  • 94.9% of people in Reading have completed high school
  • 61.5% of people in Reading have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Reading

      Completed 8th grade95.1%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school94.9%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college80.7%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree68.5%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors61.5%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters28.2%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.4%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.2%2.6%1.3%

      Reading, MA School Districts

      • Reading School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Reading. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Reading, MA schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Reading, MA, an average of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.9% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Belmont, MA25,55584%73.5%
      Winchester, MA22,49181%68.9%
      Lexington, MA32,93678%62.7%
      Cochituate, MA6,94078%61.1%
      Lynnfield, MA12,48977%60.0%
      Reading, MA25,49066%37.9%

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      Burlington, IA25,49252%7.2%
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      Zanesville, OH25,46752%7.0%
      Shirley, NY25,43237%22.6%
      Reading, MA25,49066%37.9%
      Source: The Reading, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.