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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 56 public schools in Richardson Independent School District, serving 39,314 students.
  • Public school in Richardson Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Texas public school average of 78%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 72% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
  • The top ranked public schools in Richardson Independent School District are Brentfield Elementary School, Prairie Creek Elementary School and Spring Creek Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameRichardson Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.richardson.k12.tx.us
School District Phone Number(469)593-0000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools56 Schools8,947 Schools
# of Students39,314 Students5,398,246 Students
# of Teachers2,651 Teachers355,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Richardson Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,195 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richardson Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richardson Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richardson Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.720.64
# of American Indian Students136 Students20,590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students2,848 Students235,500 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# of Hispanic Students14,908 Students2,826,531 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
52%
# of Black Students8,420 Students680,292 Students
% Black Students
22%
13%
# of White Students11,913 Students1,504,856 Students
% White Students
30%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students51 Students8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,038 Students122,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,410254,767
# of Students in Kindergarten:3,120371,437
# of Students in 1st Grade:3,092388,455
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3,157394,227
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3,203409,796
# of Students in 4th Grade:3,113413,679
# of Students in 5th Grade:3,105414,261
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,948402,503
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,785402,496
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,742398,647
# of Students in 9th Grade:3,155433,436
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,804397,442
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,437371,952
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,243345,148
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,257 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,361. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,094 is less than the state average of $10,634. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$352 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richardson Independent   School District and average revenue for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$346 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Richardson Independent   School District and average spending for each school distric in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,257$10,361
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richardson Independent   School District and average revenue per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,094$10,634
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richardson Independent   School District and average spending per public school student in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Richardson Independent School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aikin Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12300 Pleasant Vly Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-1820

    Grades: PK-6 | 724 students
  • Apollo J High School Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1600 Apollo Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-7900

    Grades: 7-8 | 650 students
  • Arapaho Classical Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1300 Cypress Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-6400

    Grades: PK-6 | 582 students
  • Audelia Creek Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12600 Audelia
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-2900

    Grades: PK-6 | 661 students
  • Berkner High School Math: 76% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1600 E Spring Vly Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,642 students
  • Big Springs Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3301 W Campbell Rd
    Garland, TX 75044
    (469)593-8100

    Grades: K-6 | 324 students
  • Bowie Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 90%
    Rank: Top 10%
    7643 La Manga Dr
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (469)593-6000

    Grades: K-6 | 626 students
  • Brentfield Elementary School Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
    Rank: Top 1%
    6767 Brentfield Dr
    Dallas, TX 75248
    (469)593-5730

    Grades: PK-6 | 789 students
  • Canyon Creek Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2100 Copper Rdg Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-6500

    Grades: PK-6 | 296 students
  • Carolyn G Bukhair Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    13900 Maham Rd
    Dallas, TX 75240
    (469)593-4900

    Grades: 1-6 | 665 students
  • Christa Mcauliffe Learning Center Alternative School
    900 S Greenville Ave
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-5800

    Grades: 1-12 | 68 students
  • Dartmouth Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    417 Dartmouth Ln
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-8400

    Grades: PK-6 | 404 students
  • Dobie Primary
    14040 Rolling Hills Ln
    Dallas, TX 75240
    (469)593-4100

    Grades: PK-K | 480 students
  • Dover Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    700 Dover Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-4200

    Grades: PK-6 | 600 students
  • Forest Lane Academy Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9663 Forest Ln
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-1850

    Grades: PK-6 | 732 students
  • Forest Meadow J High School Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9373 Whitehurst Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-1500

    Grades: 7-8 | 784 students
  • Forestridge Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10330 Bunchberry Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-8500

    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
  • Greenwood Hills Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1313 W Shore Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-6100

    Grades: K-6 | 438 students
  • Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8301 Towns St
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-3900

    Grades: PK-6 | 658 students
  • Jess Harben Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    600 S Glenville Dr
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-8800

    Grades: PK-6 | 391 students
  • Lake Highlands Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9501 Ferndale Rd
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469)593-2100

    Grades: PK-6 | 756 students
  • Lake Highlands High School Math: 65% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9449 Church Rd
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469)593-1000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,793 students
  • Lake Highlands J High School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10301 Walnut Hill Ln
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469)593-1600

    Grades: 7-8 | 808 students
  • Liberty J High School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10330 Lawler Rd
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-7888

    Grades: 7-8 | 616 students
  • Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 Larkspur Dr
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-4800

    Grades: PK-6 | 594 students
  • Math/science/tech Magnet Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    450 Abrams Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-7300

    Grades: PK-6 | 616 students
  • Merriman Park Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7101 Winedale Dr
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (469)593-2800

    Grades: PK-6 | 575 students
  • Mohawk Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1500 Mimosa Dr
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-6600

    Grades: PK-6 | 455 students
  • Moss Haven Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 20%
    9202 Moss Farm Ln
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469)593-2200

    Grades: PK-6 | 491 students
  • New Elementary School
    400 S Greenville Ave
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-0000

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Northlake Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10059 Ravensway Dr
    Dallas, TX 75238
    (469)593-2300

    Grades: PK-6 | 595 students
  • Northrich Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1301 Custer Rd
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (469)593-6200

    Grades: PK-6 | 432 students
  • Northwood Hills Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 50%
    14532 Meandering Way
    Dallas, TX 75240
    (469)593-4300

    Grades: K-6 | 440 students
  • O Henry Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4100 Tynes Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (469)593-8200

    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
  • P A S S Learning Center Alternative School
    1673 Terre Colony Court
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469)593-5800

    Grades: 9-12 | 7 students
  • Show 21 more public schools in Richardson Independent School District (out of 56 total schools)
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