Avg. test scores 10%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 75%
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Richardson school information

Average Test Scores53%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools337,41879,221
Total private schools91,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Richardson are 10% 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%

      Richardson, TX School Districts

      • Plano Independent School District
      • Richardson Independent School District
      • Cedar Hill Independent School District
      • Garland Independent School District

      There are a total of 33 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Richardson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Richardson, TX schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Richardson, TX, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lucas, TX6,58586%78.4%
      Fairview, TX8,23583%71.4%
      Murphy, TX20,01573%51.4%
      Frisco, TX145,64671%48.5%
      Allen, TX94,71071%47.7%
      Richardson, TX108,35053%10.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      The Woodlands, TX108,37374%53.1%
      Cambridge, MA108,75759%22.7%
      High Point, NC108,98236%26.2%
      Billings, MT109,08942%12.3%
      Brandon, FL109,78449%2.0%
      Richardson, TX108,35053%10.3%
      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.