Richardson provides access to outstanding public and private educational opportunities from kindergarten through graduate level degrees.

Richardson ISD High Schools 2015-2016
School                     Number EnrolledNumber Graduates (2013)Avg. SAT Critical ReadingAvg. SAT MathAvg. SAT Writing
L.V. Berkner2,467548530570510
Lake Highlands1,791 467540560520
J.J. Pearce2,285478590620570
Richardson High2,684526550580560
RISD Avg. 510542489
Texas Avg. 476495461
Source:  RISD Office of Data Analysis and Reporting
Richardson- Plano ISD High Schools 2014-2015 
SchoolNumber EnrolledNumber Graduates
Avg. SAT Critical ReadingAvg. SAT MathAvg. SAT Writing
Plano Sr. High2,6191,289564605549
Plano East3,0151,470542578523 
PISD Avg. 556594541
Texas Avg. 476495461
*District Average 
Source: PISD Office of Assessment and Accountability 

Higher Education




The University of Texas at Dallas campus is in northwest Richardson. it was established in 1961 by founders of Texas Instruments as a science/ engineering graduate university. UTD became part of The University of Texas System in 1969. It is currently the most selective public university in Texas, with the highest incoming freshman SAT scores.

Richland College's (Dallas County Community College District) main campus lies on Richardson’s southern border with the city of Dallas.

ITT Technical Institute is a private university providing technical and business degrees.


Students Enrolled in UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management and Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science - Fall 2015
SchoolNumber Enrolled
Degrees Granted
Engineering & Computer Science
Graduate 2,568361
Source: UT Dallas Office of Strategic Planning & Analysis 
Students Enrolled at Richland College and Collin College Campuses - Spring 2015
SchoolCredit Non-credit
Richland College19,1249,415
Collin College 40,42612,169
Sources: Richland Office of Planning & Research and Collin College Office of Institutional Research

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