Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Richardson ISD: B

Total students

2,533

Avg. teacher experience

11 years

Richardson ISD: 10.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

88.5 %

Richardson ISD: 91%

Statewide: 90%

Berkner High School is a high school in Richardson, TX, in the Richardson ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,533 students. 55.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 17.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 88.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 2.2% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Berkner High School was 1086 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.2.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,468, which is $2,377 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 11 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

risd.org

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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,533

African American

675 (26.6%)

Richardson ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

Richardson ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

375 (14.8%)

Richardson ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

952 (37.6%)

Richardson ISD: 38.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Richardson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

448 (17.7%)

Richardson ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

76 (3%)

Richardson ISD: 3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

26.6%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

14.8%

Hispanic

37.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

17.7%

Two or more races

3.0%

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

55.9 %

Richardson ISD: 53.1%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

59.5 %

Richardson ISD: 56.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

17.2 %

Richardson ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

55.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

59.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

17.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

17.1 %

Richardson ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

76.9 %

Richardson ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Richardson ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

12.6 %

Richardson ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

17.1%

Career and technical

76.9%

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

12.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

88.5 %

Richardson ISD: 91%

Statewide: 90%

African American

86.4 %

Richardson ISD: 88.5%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

93.9 %

Richardson ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

88 %

Richardson ISD: 89%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

87.5 %

Richardson ISD: 95%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

100 %

Richardson ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

86.4%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

93.9%

Hispanic

88.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

87.5%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

2.2 %

Richardson ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Richardson ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.8 %

Richardson ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

1.3 %

Richardson ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

2.4 %

Richardson ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Richardson ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

1.6 %

Richardson ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

1.3 %

Richardson ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

28.8 %

Richardson ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

19.6 %

Richardson ISD: 19.3%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Richardson ISD: 83.3%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

45.8 %

Richardson ISD: 50.6%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

25.6 %

Richardson ISD: 23.5%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Richardson ISD: 50%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

32.9 %

Richardson ISD: 53.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

26.5 %

Richardson ISD: 39.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

42.2 %

Richardson ISD: 60.9%

Statewide: 51%

African American

22.8 %

Richardson ISD: 36.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richardson ISD: 100%

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

54.3 %

Richardson ISD: 63.2%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

35.6 %

Richardson ISD: 52.2%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Richardson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.6%

White

51.3 %

Richardson ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

55.6 %

Richardson ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

1086

Richardson ISD: 1135

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.2

Richardson ISD: 19.7

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

61.4 %

Richardson ISD: 63.8%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

49.6 %

Richardson ISD: 53.6%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

45 %

Richardson ISD: 50.2%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

61.4%

Math

49.6%

Reading + Math

45.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

181.6

African American

24.4 (13.5%)

Richardson ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (0.6%)

Richardson ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

12.4 (6.8%)

Richardson ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

20.7 (11.4%)

Richardson ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richardson ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

119.9 (66.1%)

Richardson ISD: 68.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3 (1.7%)

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 (0.4%)

Richardson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

126.3 (69.6%)

Richardson ISD: 76.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

53.6 (29.5%)

Richardson ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0.9 (0.5%)

Richardson ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14

Richardson ISD: 14.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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 years

Richardson ISD: 10.1 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

$59,468

Richardson ISD: $58,317

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$54,097

Richardson ISD: $54,199

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,879

Richardson ISD: $55,576

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$58,286

Richardson ISD: $57,385

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$61,155

Richardson ISD: $60,488

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,922

Richardson ISD: $65,426

Statewide: $65,449

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