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

Richardson ISD High Schools 2013-2014
School                     Number EnrolledNumber Graduates (2013)Avg. SAT Critical ReadingAvg. SAT MathAvg. SAT Writing
L.V. Berkner2,572548474526456
Lake Highlands1,738  467502529480
J.J. Pearce2,152478542570522
Richardson High2,510526506536483
RISD Avg. 505540485
Texas Avg. 477499461
Source:  RISD Office of Data Analysis and Reporting
Richardson- Plano ISD High Schools 2013-2014 
SchoolNumber EnrolledNumber Graduates
Avg. SAT Critical ReadingAvg. SAT MathAvg. SAT Writing
Plano Sr. High2,6191,294558604546
Plano East3,0151,484541577520 
PISD Avg. 555593541
Texas Avg. 477499461
*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/Spring 2014
SchoolNumber Enrolled
Degrees Granted
Engineering & Computer Science
Graduate 2,241613
Source: UT Dallas Office of Strategic Planning & Analysis 
Students Enrolled at Richland College and Collin College Campuses - Fall 2014 & Fall 2013
SchoolCredit Non-credit
Richland College19,6645,144
Collin College 31,2704,389
Sources: Richland Office of Planning & Research and Collin College Office of Institutional Research

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