School Details

Richland Elementary School

550 Park Bend Drive, Richardson, TX 75081
(469) 593-4650
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 611 students 15 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

89%
77%
79%
83%
77%
69%
89%
77%
79%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Richardson Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
73%
72%
80%
73%
68%
70%
73%
72%
71%
72%
71%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Richardson Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
80%
77%
88%
82%
75%
89%
80%
77%
80%
82%
73%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Richardson Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
77%
71%
90%
87%
74%
80%
77%
71%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Richardson Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Richland Elementary School is a public middle school in Richardson. The principal of Richland Elementary School is GREGORY GASTON, who can be contacted at greg.gaston@risd.org. 611 children attend Richland Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 30% of the Richland Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 63% of the 611 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 68% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Richland Elementary School is 15:1. Peace Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 40% 22%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 23% 7%
Asian 22% %
Hispanic 19% 40%
White, non-Hispanic 14% 28%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 58%
Limited English proficiency 30% 25%
Economically disadvantaged 63% 50%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    I think richalnd is a wonderful school as a student in the fourth grade currently Richland is under construction so it's going to be bigger and better from a students point of view Richland is wonderful

  • (1 year ago)

    I love this school and neighborhood. We have raised both of our kids here since birth now ages 10 and 12. Over the years we have seen an amazing metamorphis in Richland Elementary... From recognized to exemplary with more involved parents and students from THIS neighborhood teachers/staff/principal are amazing excited involved and engaged. So sad we are going off to middle school.

  • (1 year ago)

    Over 50% of the staff turned over after the 2012-13 year due to the management style of the administrators- including many of the teachers that had led the school to exemplary status.

  • (2 years ago)

    I love this school. I had one child graduate from this school and one currently in this school. In my experience the communication between the parents and teachers were great. The teachers care and show concern about the children's progress.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is a great school. With many different cultural backgrounds represented my children will not grow up knowing only children that are the same as them. A lot of enrichment opportunities. More parents need to get involved but I think their cultural background prevents them from doing so. An ad on is in the works to accommodate the growing neighborhood and community.

  • (4 years ago)

    Great teachers and students who want to learn.

  • (5 years ago)

    My family and I moved from Colleyville to Richardson last year and my oldest boy went to Richland Elementay a P-6 school. My child went from a Explentary school to a Recognized school the difference definitely showed up in his report cards and his attitude towards school. His grades went down dramatically I know teachers take a lot of heat but it just seems that they did not really care and they did not have the time. Also the school is very old and dirty needing many upgrades I know this because I am an Architect. From talking to other parents and reading other reviews about the middle school he will be attending my wife and I will be moving back to the Colleyville area and I will just drive the long distance it's better than the alternative of having to put them back in that horrible school district.

  • (5 years ago)

    We have had an excellent experience with this school. The facilities are wonderful and the staff and principal are great. We love the diversity and the community spirit of this area.

  • (6 years ago)

    In spite of the efforts of some good teachers and administration this school is pretty bad. It has been taken over by a very low class of people. Watching the way parents acted during various programs during the 2007-2008 school year explained why the majority of kids there behave so poorly.

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Overall score

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