Reading School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Berks

District Profile

800 Washington St

Reading, PA 19601-3616

Phone 610-371-5611

Fax 610-371-5974

Includes the municipalities of Reading City.

Square Miles

10.14

Students Enrolled

17,999

Total Number of Schools:

19
  • Amanda E Stout El Sch (K-4)
  • Central MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Glenside El Sch (K-4)
  • Lauers Park El Sch (K-4)
  • Millmont El Sch (K-4)
  • Northeast MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Northwest El Sch (K-4)
  • Northwest MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Reading SHS (9-12)
  • Riverside El Sch (K-4)
  • Sixteenth & Haak El Sch (K-4)
  • Southern MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Southwest MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Tenth & Green El Sch (K-4)
  • Tenth & Penn El Sch (K-4)
  • Thirteenth & Green El Sch (K-4)
  • Thirteenth & Union El Sch (K-4)
  • Twelfth & Marion El Sch (K-4)
  • Tyson-Schoener El Sch (K-4)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

17,999

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.07%
Asian
0.23%
Black
6.62%
Latino
86.23%
Pacific Islander
0.04%
2 or More Races
1.64%
White
5.17%

Gender

Male
51.41%
Female
48.59%

Other Statistics

Special Education
24.08%
English Learner
27.46%

Financials

Median Household Income

$38,738.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $50,815,923.68 16.50%
State Revenues $222,515,177.45 72.27%
Federal $30,780,574.88 9.99%
Other $3,778,414.23 1.22%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$20,228,527.64
Property Values Within District
$83,100.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

72.30%

Rigorous Courses

16
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

37.01%
College/University
0.20%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 20.23% 10.91% N/A
Grade 4 18.12% 8.32% 43.49%
Grade 5 16.34% 5.21% N/A
Grade 6 21.59% 2.05% N/A
Grade 7 25.47% 2.30% N/A
Grade 8 24.35% 2.55% 19.46%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 44.09% 23.70% 38.46%

Staff

1014

Teachers

54

Administrators

697

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

18:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Jennifer Murray

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Noahleen Betts
Board President
5 2023-2027

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Dr. Paige Brookins
Board Vice President
3 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Shayka DelRio-Gonzalez
1 2023-2027
Melissa Eggert
1 2023-2027
Ashley Jones
4 2021-2025
Patricia Law
3 2023-2025
Nick Philippides
3 2021-2025
Jonathan Tinoco
3 2023-2025
Patricia Wright
7 2021-2025

* School board directors in Pennsylvania are required to complete specific training requirements following their election under Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019. Newly elected directors must complete five hours of training within the first year of their first term, while reelected directors must complete three hours of advanced training within the first year of their reelected term. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and are ongoing.