PROFICIENCY 29% 45% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 19 in Reading SD
  • Ranked #6 of 22 in Reading
  • Ranked #2447 of 3018 in Pennsylvania
Proficiency Averages
22%Reading SD

Thirteenth & Union 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 938 students and 46 teachers at Thirteenth & Union El School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 934 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Thirteenth & Union El School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 45% lower than the Pennsylvania average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch934
Reduced lunch3


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 Thirteenth & Union 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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Thirteenth & Union El School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.1% 6.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 6.5% 9.7% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 0.6% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 81.2% 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%

Other schools nearby

Northeast Middle School16%0.4Reading, PA
Twelfth & Marion El School19%0.4Reading, PA
Reading Shs58%0.9Reading, PA
Riverside El School20%0.9Reading, PA
Reading Muhlenberg Ctc50%1.1Reading, PA
Thirteenth & Green El School20%1.1Reading, PA
Tenth & Green El School18%1.2Reading, PA
Northwest Middle School14%1.4Reading, PA
Reading Intermediate High School9%1.4Reading, PA
Tenth & Penn El School20%1.7Reading, PA
Lauers Park El School24%1.8Reading, PA
Northwest El School26%1.9Reading, 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 Thirteenth & Union 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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