Richardson High School

1250 West Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080 | (469) 593-3000
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,399
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1250 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Principal or Admin: Charles Pickitt
  • Fax: (469) 593-3010
  • Website: www.richardson.k12.tx.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,399
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 169.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,212 (50.5%)
  • Females: 1,187 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 146 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 974 (40.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,120 (46.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Richardson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.3%
Black52221.8%
Asian1687.0%
Hispanic87236.3%
White83034.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Richardson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade70629.4%
10th Grade65827.4%
11th Grade53522.3%
12th Grade50020.8%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
77.0%
District:
74.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
74.0%
District:
47.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.3%
District:
87.2%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.8%
District:
4.8%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.3
District:
9.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
42.1%
District:
40.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
18.7%
District:
18.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
19.7%
District:
19.5%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
11.4%
District:
15.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,249
District:
$76,172
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$48,105
District:
$48,557
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,200
District:
$44,528
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,319
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,468
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,911
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$58,430
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Richardson High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
71.3%
District:
74.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
39.9%
District:
41.8%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,051.0
District:
1,054.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
21.8
District:
22.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.0%83.0%70.0%
200982.0%81.0%67.0%
200872.0%74.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201096.0%95.0%92.0%
200995.0%94.0%87.0%
200891.0%91.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200851.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
2008100.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201092.0%92.0%90.0%
200992.0%93.0%88.0%
200892.0%91.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201087.0%85.0%74.0%
200979.0%82.0%65.0%
200881.0%78.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201091.0%86.0%74.0%
200981.0%81.0%66.0%
200881.0%77.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%97.0%93.0%
200995.0%95.0%90.0%
200894.0%94.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201096.0%95.0%93.0%
200994.0%95.0%92.0%
200896.0%95.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201095.0%95.0%89.0%
200988.0%89.0%81.0%
200890.0%88.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201096.0%95.0%91.0%
200992.0%93.0%85.0%
200889.0%88.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%99.0%98.0%
2009100.0%99.0%97.0%
200898.0%98.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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