Richardson Terrace Elementary School

300 N Dorothy Ave
Richardson, TX 75081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Richardson Terrace Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Richardson Terrace Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 54% (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 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Richardson Terrace Elementary School's student population of 527 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Richardson Terrace Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Terrace Elementary School is 0.76, 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
#1478 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
18%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
28%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
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 Terrace Elementary School is Iltexas - Katy/westpark High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Iltexas - Houston Windmill Lakes Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iltexas - Houston Windmill Lake Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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