PROFICIENCY 27% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 19 in Reading SD
  • Ranked #7 of 22 in Reading
  • Ranked #2482 of 3018 in Pennsylvania
Proficiency Averages
22%Reading SD

Glenside El School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Reading SD" in Reading, PA. There are a total of 427 students and 23 teachers at Glenside El School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 424 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Glenside El School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 49% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch424
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Glenside El School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Glenside El School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.0% 6.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 10.7% 9.7% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.6% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 84.5% 81.0% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.8% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Northwest El School26%0.7Reading, PA
Northwest Middle School14%0.8Reading, PA
Riverside El School20%1.0Reading, PA
Lauers Park El School24%1.5Reading, PA
West Reading El Center65%1.7West Reading, PA
I-lead Charter School25%1.8Reading, PA
Twelfth & Marion El School19%1.9Reading, PA
Tenth & Green El School18%1.9Reading, PA
Thirteenth & Union El School29%1.9Reading, PA
Northeast Middle School16%2.0Reading, PA
Reading Shs58%2.1Reading, PA
Wyomissing Hills El Center72%2.2Wyomissing, PA

Reading demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8,90427791
Median age29.440.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English46%89%79%
Speak Spanish51%5%13%

Education level achieved in Reading

Completed 8th grade62.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school59.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college30.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Glenside El School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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