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Richards School for Young Women Leaders
  • Public, Magnet, Alternative, All-Girls
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Richards School for Young Women Leaders is a top rated, public, magnet, alternative school located in AUSTIN, TX. It has 883 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
127 responses
Average ACT
27
77 responses
AP Enrollment
73%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$65,316
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,441
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$451,479
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
  • Homecoming week
    30%
  • College Trips
    27%
  • Alumni Panel
    13%
  • Pep Ralley
    13%
  • Star Walk
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
883
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,957
Teachers in First/Second Year
11%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 26 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 26 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,764 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 23 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 23 responses

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