Richardson school information

Average Test Scores79%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools337,41879,221
Total private schools91,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963
The Richardson, TX educational system consists of 33 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Richardson public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 10% higher than than the Texas average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richardson public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.0% have completed high school, 53.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richardson are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Richardson.
  • 91.6% of people in Richardson have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.0% of people in Richardson have completed high school.
  • 53.1% of people in Richardson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richardson

Completed 8th grade91.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.4%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters19.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Richardson (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
University Park, TX24,34698%98%
Highland Park, TX8,98698%98%
Lucas, TX6,58595%93%
Fairview, TX8,23594%90%
Allen, TX94,71092%86%
Richardson, TX108,35079%60%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
The Woodlands, TX108,37392%87%
Pueblo, CO108,38526%48%
Richmond, CA108,30327%45%
Murrieta, CA108,58350%1%
Antioch, CA108,67525%50%
Richardson, TX108,35079%60%
Source: The Richardson, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.