Accountability rating

B

Richardson ISD: B

Total students

2,620

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

Richardson ISD: 10.2 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

87.8 %

Richardson ISD: 89.8%

Statewide: 90%

Berkner High School is a high school in Richardson, TX, in the Richardson ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,620 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 52.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,711, which is $3,589 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Berkner High School was 1089. The average ACT score was 18.3. In the Class of 2018, 87.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.9%.

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Contact information

Website

www.richardson.k12.tx.us/administration/sch

Address

1600 E Spring Vly Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5399

Office phone number

(469) 593-7000

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Berkner High School 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 education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,620

African American

721 (27.5%)

Richardson ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

Richardson ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

360 (13.7%)

Richardson ISD: 7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

971 (37.1%)

Richardson ISD: 37.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

4 (0.2%)

Richardson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

484 (18.5%)

Richardson ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

75 (2.9%)

Richardson ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

27.5%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

13.7%

Hispanic

37.1%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

18.5%

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

52.1 %

Richardson ISD: 49.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

55.2 %

Richardson ISD: 55.7%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

14.5 %

Richardson ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

52.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

55.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.5%

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

14.5 %

Richardson ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

80.5 %

Richardson ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

9.8 %

Richardson ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.8 %

Richardson ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

14.5%

Career and technical

80.5%

Gifted and talented

9.8%

Special education

11.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Richardson ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Richardson ISD: B

School progress

B

Richardson ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Richardson ISD: 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

87.8 %

Richardson ISD: 89.8%

Statewide: 90%

African American

90.2 %

Richardson ISD: 88%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Richardson ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

90.4 %

Richardson ISD: 91%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

84.4 %

Richardson ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

88.8 %

Richardson ISD: 95.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

90 %

Richardson ISD: 89.2%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

90.2%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

90.4%

Hispanic

84.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

88.8%

Two or more races

90.0%

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

2.9 %

Richardson ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

11.1 %

Richardson ISD: 6.5%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

2.6 %

Richardson ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

2.5 %

Richardson ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

3.1 %

Richardson ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Richardson ISD: 5.9%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

3.1 %

Richardson ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

3.6 %

Richardson ISD: 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

30.3 %

Richardson ISD: 36.1%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

23.2 %

Richardson ISD: 21.5%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Richardson ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

52.8 %

Richardson ISD: 53.4%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

22.5 %

Richardson ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

35.2 %

Richardson ISD: 57.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

43.8 %

Richardson ISD: 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

43.1 %

Richardson ISD: 59.9%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

36.4 %

Richardson ISD: 34.5%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richardson ISD: 80%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

53.2 %

Richardson ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

30.8 %

Richardson ISD: 47.2%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

52.3 %

Richardson ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

35.7 %

Richardson ISD: 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

1089

Richardson ISD: 1138

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.3

Richardson ISD: 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

55.3 %

Richardson ISD: 61.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

44.8 %

Richardson ISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

39.9 %

Richardson ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

55.3%

Math

44.8%

Reading + Math

39.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

175

African American

18.3 (10.5%)

Richardson ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (0.6%)

Richardson ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

10.7 (6.1%)

Richardson ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

13.5 (7.7%)

Richardson ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

127.9 (73.1%)

Richardson ISD: 70.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

3.5 (2%)

Richardson ISD: 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

0.8 (0.5%)

Richardson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

124.2 (71%)

Richardson ISD: 77%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

49.9 (28.5%)

Richardson ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 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

15

Richardson ISD: 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

11.2 years

Richardson ISD: 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

$57,711

Richardson ISD: $56,502

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,275

Richardson ISD: $52,444

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,922

Richardson ISD: $53,801

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$56,835

Richardson ISD: $55,946

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$58,185

Richardson ISD: $58,543

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$65,240

Richardson ISD: $62,989

Statewide: $62,039

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