Richardson High School

1250 W Belt Line Rd
Richardson, TX 75080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Richardson High School serves 2,770 students in grades 9-12.
Richardson High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Richardson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Richardson High School's student population of 2,770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 184 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers184 teachers
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School Comparison

Richardson High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Richardson High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2160 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
44%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richardson High School is Pearce High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richardson West J High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arapaho Classical Magnet (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richardson Richardson West J High School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 711 students
    0.2 miles
    1309 Holly Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469) 593-3700
    0.2 7-8 711
  • Richardson Arapaho Classical Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 582 students
    0.5 miles
    1300 Cypress Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469) 593-6400
    0.5 PK-6 582
  • Richardson Dover Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 600 students
    0.7 miles
    700 Dover Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469) 593-4200
    0.7 PK-6 600
  • Dallas Spring Creek Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 331 students
    0.8 miles
    7667 Roundrock Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (469) 593-4500
    0.8 PK-6 331
  • Dallas Westwood Math Science Leadership Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 675 students
    1.0 miles
    7630 Arapaho Rd
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (469) 593-3600
    1 7-8 675

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