Population 24,747
School Ranking #43*
Public Trans: Commuter Rail & Buses

Reading is a vibrant town just 12 miles north of Boston and offers great highway access to both Routes 95 & 93.  They have a Commuter Rail stop to North Station as well as bus service to the Orange Line in Malden.  They have a very strong school system, with a number of newer schools including 1 new Middle School and a new High School.  Their Downtown is quite quaint with lovely shops and restaurants, as well as a picturesque cemetery in the Town center.  Meadow Brook Golf club is a private golf, swimming and tennis club and Austin Prep is a well known private high school.  It offers convenient shopping centers including Jordan’s Furniture with it’s trapeze school and Imax Theater.  Reading also offers extensive hiking, biking  & cross country skiing trails in the 290 acre Reading Town Forest.

*Rankings out of 125 Districts within the Rt 495 belt of Greater Boston per Boston Magazine