PROFICIENCY 58% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 19 in Reading SD
  • Ranked #2 of 22 in Reading
  • Ranked #1290 of 3018 in Pennsylvania
Proficiency Averages
22%Reading SD

Reading Shs is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "Reading SD" in Reading, PA. There are a total of 3,044 students and 157 teachers at Reading Shs, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 3,040 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Reading Shs has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.0%, which is 9% higher than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch3040
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Reading Shs, 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 School55%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School61%

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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Reading Shs race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 7.7% 6.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 11.9% 9.7% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.6% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 78.4% 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 1.4% 1.8% 2.9% 3.1%

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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 Reading Shs 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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