Richardson High School



Richardson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richardson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 780
10 701
11 581
12 530

Richardson High School is a public high school of the Richardson Independent School District located in Richardson, TX. It has 2,592 students in grades 8th through 12th. Richardson High School is the 95th largest public high school in Texas and the 499th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,592
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 168.64

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Richardson High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,326
(51%)
7,807
(51%)
 Female 1,266
(49%)
7,360
(49%)

Richardson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 991
(38%)
5,306
(35%)
 White 772
(30%)
4,776
(31%)
 Black 540
(21%)
3,449
(23%)
 Asian 190
(7%)
1,173
(8%)
 Two or More 85
(3%)
389
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
53
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
21
(0%)

Richardson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,329
(51%)
7,719
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,138
(44%)
6,791
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(5%)
657
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Richardson High School is ranked 163rd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richardson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Richardson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2184
2006 2188
2007 2277
2008 2346
2009 2399
2010 2469
2011 2510
2012 2592

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15
2007 13.9
2008 14.4
2009 14.1
2010 14.5
2011 14.8
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34065934065934
2006 0.37111517367459
2007 0.38603425559947
2008 0.41943734015345
2009 0.4668611921634
2010 0.47549615228838
2011 0.47569721115538
2012 0.48726851851852

Compare Richardson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.7%
 
State Average 53.4%
 

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