Public Schools in Reading, Massachusetts

There are 9 Public Schools in Reading, Massachusetts, serving a population of 25,769 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,863 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In Massachusetts, Reading is ranked 276th of 585 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 246th of 585 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Reading Public Schools

Find Reading, Massachusetts public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Alice M Barrows 16 Edgemont Avenue Reading, MA

Arthur W Coolidge Middle 89 Birch Meadow Drive Reading, MA

Birch Meadow 27 Arthur B Lord Drive Reading, MA

J Warren Killam 333 Charles Street Reading, MA

Joshua Eaton 365 Summer Avenue Reading, MA

Reading Memorial High 62 Oakland Road Reading, MA

Rise Preschool 62 Oakland Road Reading, MA

Walter S Parker Middle 45 Temple Street Reading, MA

Wood End Elementary School 85 Sunset Rock Lane Reading, MA

About Reading Public Schools

Reading Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Reading, MA. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Massachusetts, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Reading Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Reading school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Reading Public School Statistics

Find Reading Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Reading Public School Enrollment
 ReadingMiddlesex County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment269 (36.4%)13,211 (44.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment261 (100.0%)15,732 (87.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,406 (97.8%)63,223 (91.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,063 (89.0%)63,434 (89.0%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,393 (90.1%)69,147 (88.3%)
Reading Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ReadingMiddlesex County
Less than 9th Grade Education185 (1.0%)39,296 (3.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)345 (1.9%)39,855 (3.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,875 (15.8%)222,205 (20.1%)