Richards School For Young Women Leaders

  • Richards School For Young Women Leaders serves 827 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richards School For Young Women Leaders placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Richards School For Young Women Leaders places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Richards School For Young Women Leaders's student population of 827 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students827 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richards School For Young Women Leaders is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richards School For Young Women Leaders is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#34 out of 7953 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
65%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.63
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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