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Richardson High School
  • Public
  • RICHARDSON, TX

Report Card

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

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Richardson High School is a highly rated, public school located in RICHARDSON, TX. It has 2,795 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 54% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

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Richardson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
54%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1210
540 responses
Average ACT
26
388 responses
AP Enrollment
36%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$136,364
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,912
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$430,400
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 174 responses
  • Homecoming parade
    24%
  • Attending a sporting game
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    13%
  • Blood drive
    10%
  • The first day of school
    9%
  • 5K run
    7%
  • Orchestra/band spring trip
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,795
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,576
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.6%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 59 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 59 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 59 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,866 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 74 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 74 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 74 responses

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