Richardson West Junior High School

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1309 Holly Dr

Richardson, TX 75080

(469) 593-3700

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Richardson West Junior High School

I can not even give this school 2 stars. Shame shame shame. It really is.

Posted by a other on 08/12/13

This is a great school! The teachers are great and it is always a great learning environment! Everyone in the school pushes you to be your best! RISD chose this school for a new study with every student having a netbook to do their work on! It was a great experience and I love this school and everything ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/05/10

This school hilds some of the best memories i will ever have. Amazing teachers, most importantly. They were very good about getting us ready for highschool. They were good about connecting with students and some i feel like theyre my friends the way they try to help. The food is good (better than most) ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/20/10

high level of caring among teachers and staff

Posted by a other on 09/17/09

I really believe that the school is a very high standard school. the teachers consider their students education the most important thing ever. whenever a student may be failing any classes they seem to find even the slitess minute in their busy day to help the student. I thhink it's really awsome that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/07

Great school. Very challenging but also very nurturing. Pre-Advanced Placement courses provide an opportunity for even the brightes child to think and learn. Much interaction between the teachers and the parents. Many opportunities for children to participate and be involved, as for parents.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/06

Great school, my son loves it, great teachers and great special education programs, teachers care. My sons education has improved.

Posted by a parent on 04/23/05

I don't know who wrote the review about the teachers being 'verbally abusive' to the students, they obviously were writing a review for another school! West Jr. High is a wonderful school, the staff is wonderful and caring. The school does have an assortment of students, but that is what is great about ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/29/04

Sending my child to this magnet school was a terrible mistake. My child loved the school only because friends are there, but many of the teachers are verbally abusive to the children . The AP classes are the only chance for a half way decent education. The principals and counselors are oblivious ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/11/04

Richardson West Junior High school teachers are deeply committed and and do try very hard to reach all of their students regardless of race and/or ethnic background.

Posted by a on 06/17/03

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Test scores for Richardson West Junior High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Richardson West Junior High School
Richardson Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Richardson schools — Richardson West Junior High School is located at 1309 Holly Dr, Richardson TX 75080. 1309 Holly Dr is in the 75080 ZIP code in Richardson, TX The school district for Richardson West Junior High School is the Richardson Isd. Richardson West Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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