Accountability rating

B

Total students

38,985

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

89.8 %

Statewide: 90%

Richardson ISD is a school district in Richardson, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 38,985 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 49.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,502, which is $2,380 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.2 years of experience. The average SAT score at Richardson ISD was 1138. The average ACT score was 20.1. In the Class of 2018, 89.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.4%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Richardson ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

38,985

African American

8,635 (22.1%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

100 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2,742 (7%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

14,725 (37.8%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

53 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11,609 (29.8%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1,121 (2.9%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

22.1%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

7.0%

Hispanic

37.8%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

29.8%

Two or more races

2.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

49.9 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

55.7 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

26.7 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

49.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

55.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

26.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

26.6 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

27.4 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.9 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.7 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

26.6%

Career and technical

27.4%

Gifted and talented

9.9%

Special education

11.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Student achievement

B

School progress

B

Closing the gaps

B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

89.8 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

88 %

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

83.3 %

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

91 %

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

86.5 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

95.4 %

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

89.2 %

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

88.0%

American Indian

83.3%

Asian

91.0%

Hispanic

86.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

95.4%

Two or more races

89.2%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

2.4 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

6.5 %

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

3.1 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

1.9 %

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.1 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

5.9 %

Statewide: 2.7%

White

1.1 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

1 %

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

36.1 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

21.5 %

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

62.5 %

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

53.4 %

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

22.1 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

57.9 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

46.6 %

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

59.9 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

34.5 %

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

80 %

Statewide: 51%

Asian

62.2 %

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

47.2 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

71.4 %

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

63.9 %

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1138

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.1

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

61.7 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

52.1 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

49.3 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

61.7%

Math

52.1%

Reading + Math

49.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

2,662.1

African American

262.8 (9.9%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

8 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

74.5 (2.8%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

396 (14.9%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1,878.6 (70.6%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

40.2 (1.5%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

5 (0.2%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

2,049.4 (77%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

595.4 (22.4%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

12.2 (0.5%)

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,502

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,444

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$53,801

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,946

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,543

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,989

Statewide: $62,039

All campuses

Elementary/secondary schools

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