PROFICIENCY 20% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #8 of 19 in Reading SD
  • Ranked #13 of 22 in Reading
  • Ranked #2604 of 3018 in Pennsylvania
Proficiency Averages
22%Reading SD

Riverside El School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Reading SD" in Reading, PA. There are a total of 873 students and 48 teachers at Riverside El School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 870 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Riverside El School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 62% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch870
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 Riverside 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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Riverside El School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.7% 6.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 12.1% 9.7% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.6% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 77.4% 81.0% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 1.8% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Northwest Middle School14%0.8Reading, PA
Thirteenth & Union El School29%0.9Reading, PA
Twelfth & Marion El School19%1.0Reading, PA
Glenside El School27%1.0Reading, PA
Northeast Middle School16%1.1Reading, PA
Northwest El School26%1.2Reading, PA
Reading Shs58%1.4Reading, PA
Tenth & Green El School18%1.4Reading, PA
Lauers Park El School24%1.5Reading, PA
Thirteenth & Green El School20%1.6Reading, PA
Reading Muhlenberg Ctc50%1.6Reading, PA
I-lead Charter School25%1.8Reading, PA

Reading demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,28927791
Median age36.640.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%56%55%
Speak English92%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

Education level achieved in Reading

Completed 8th grade83.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Riverside 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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