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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    C
Southern Middle School is a public school located in Reading, PA. It has 649 students in grades 6-7 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 7% of students are at least proficient in math and 20% in reading.
Address
931 Chestnut St
Reading, PA 19602
Telephone
(610) 371-5803
Website

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
20%
Percent Proficient - Math
7%
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Living in the Area
C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$28,755
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$770
National
$949
Median Home Value
$69,500
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
649
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,888
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
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VERY BULLING, MANY FIGHTS, POLICE ALWAYS THERE ALL THE TIME BECAUSE MOST STUDENTS GET FIGHTS LIKE EVERYDAY
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VERY AWLFUL SCHOOL. VERY RACISM!!
THERE IS NO FUN TO DO. THEY ALWAYS BLAME ON ME AND I GETS TROUBLE FOR NO REASONS THATS WHY THERE IS NO FUN AND ITS NOT ENJOYABLE AT ALL