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

17,925

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

17,925

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.03%
Asian
0.40%
Black
7.77%
Latino
85.21%
Pacific Islander
0.03%
2 or More Races
1.74%
White
4.83%

Gender

Male
51.12%
Female
48.88%

Other Statistics

Special Education
21.06%
English Learner
26.77%

Financials

Median Household Income

$30,087.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $47,972,175.81 17.62%
State Revenues $202,182,381.84 74.27%
Federal $21,400,934.16 7.86%
Other $647,536.22 0.23%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$19,127,762.09
Property Values Within District
$70,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

71.39%

Rigorous Courses

11
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

45.21%
College/University
4.68%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 28.62% 19.52% N/A
Grade 4 26.78% 12.41% 49.76%
Grade 5 25.22% 9.98% N/A
Grade 6 23.56% 6.01% N/A
Grade 7 24.19% 9.12% N/A
Grade 8 18.58% 2.91% 18.94%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 34.82% 31.36% 45.63%

Staff

997

Teachers

60

Administrators

639

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

18:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: 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
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Julio Martinez
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Paige Brookins
1 2021-2025
Mark Detterline
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Ashley Jones
2 2021-2025
Patricia Law
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Nick Philippides
1 2021-2025
Jonathan Tinoco
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Patricia Wright
5 2021-2025

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.