Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Richards ISD: B

Total students

87

Avg. teacher experience

10.4 years

Richards ISD: 11.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Richards ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Richards High School is a high school in Richards, TX, in the Richards ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 87 students. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. 50.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Richards High School was 993 for students graduating the previous year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $50,290, which is $6,801 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.richardsisd.net

Address

9477 Panther Dr
Richards, TX 77873-0308

Office phone number

(936) 851-2364

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Richards High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

87

African American

16 (18.4%)

Richards ISD: 12.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

9 (10.3%)

Richards ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

60 (69%)

Richards ISD: 73.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

2 (2.3%)

Richards ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

18.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

10.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

69.0%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

50.6 %

Richards ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

50.6 %

Richards ISD: 47.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Richards ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

50.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

50.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

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

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

83.9 %

Richards ISD: 39.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.2 %

Richards ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

83.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

9.2%

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

Richards ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Richards ISD: B

School progress

B

Richards ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Richards ISD: C

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 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Richards ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Richards ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Richards ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Richards ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for 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

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Richards ISD: Masked

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

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

Masked

Richards ISD: Masked

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

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

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Richards ISD: N/A

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

993

Richards ISD: 993

Statewide: 1027

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Richards ISD: Masked

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

50 %

Richards ISD: 50%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

33.3 %

Richards ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

33.3 %

Richards ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

50.0%

Math

33.3%

Reading + Math

33.3%

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

9.7

African American

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

9.7 (100%)

Richards ISD: 100%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

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 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

9 (92.6%)

Richards ISD: 96.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

0.7 (7.4%)

Richards ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Richards ISD: 0%

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

9

Richards ISD: 10.1

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

10.4 years

Richards ISD: 11.4 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

$50,290

Richards ISD: $49,406

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$55,988

Richards ISD: $51,512

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$37,900

Richards ISD: $38,796

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$45,392

Richards ISD: $46,536

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$52,413

Richards ISD: $52,478

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$55,540

Richards ISD: $56,217

Statewide: $65,449

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