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Berkner High School

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400 S. Greenville Ave.
Richardson, Texas 75081
469 593 0000




Berkner High School
1600 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, Texas 75081
Phone: (469) 593-7000
Fax: 469-593-7210

School Web Site

Principal: Ron Griffen
Assistant Principal(s):
Bill Gallo, Susan Henderson, Daniel McKay, Randy Robertson, Ed Yartym, Patty Yoo

School Facts

School Hours 9:00 am to 4:10 pm
as of 10/29/043
Grades Taught 9-12
Students by Ethnicity
Source: TEA Annual Performance Report 2004-20052





Asian/Pacific Islander


Native American



TAKS Test Results
Source: AEIS Accountability Snapshot 2005 - All Students - All Grades Combined.
If the value in a given TAKS category equals 0%, it means that category does not apply to this school.
Reading / ELA1








Social Studies


School Honors and Awards
Information provided by the campus

Awarded RISD Superintendent�s Gold Medallion Award � 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Advanced Placement Studio Art - Only two AP Art students selected from RISD for the UTD juried show Young People�s Show from over 3000 entries, 2005; AP Art students won scholarships from Richardson Civic Art Society with 2nd place and two honorable mention entries, 2005.

3 National Merit Finalists, 3 National Merit Semifinalists, 8 National Merit Commended Students, 1 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar, 2003-2004.

Mock Trial Team - Regional Semifinalist, 2004, 2005

Ram Marching Band - 32 consecutive 1st Division ratings in UIL Marching contests, 1972-2004; Participant in UIL State Marching Contest, 2004; Grand Champion, Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding Musical Performance, Best in Class 5A Duncanville Marching Contest, 2004.

Symphonic I Band � UIL Sweepstakes Award, 2005; 38 members All-Region Band, 13 members All-Area Band, 5 members All-State Band, 2005.

Symphonic II Band � UIL Sweepstakes Award, 2004.

Symphonic Orchestras and Philharmonic Orchestras - 29 TMEA All-Region Orchestra members, 3 TMEA All-Staters, 13 Honor Awards at the Richardson Chamber Music Festival, UIL Sweepstakes for Symphony Orchestra members and Philharmonic Orchestra UIL Outstanding Concert ratings, Best in Class award and Grand Champion Orchestra at the Colorado Winter Park Music Festival, 2005.

Choir - Awarded Superior ratings at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest, 2005; 1 Region Choir Member; 17 Superior ratings at Richardson Solo and Ensemble Contest, 2005; 13 Superior Ratings at UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, 2005; 2 participants at Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition, Austin, 2005.

Advanced Placement Studio Art - Only two AP Art students selected from RISD for the UTD juried show Young People�s Show from over 3000 entries, 2005; AP Art students won scholarships from Richardson Civic Art Society with 2nd place and two honorable mention entries, 2005.

Student Council - Sponsored various school activities including Spirit Week, PowderPuff football, Valentine�s Black and White Dance, Data-Match, and Homecoming game festivities; community service projects including volunteering at Scottish Rite Hospital making crafts with patients, sponsoring �Adopt-a-Rocket� program for Richland Elementary School students resulting in $3000+ Berkner student contributions of toys and clothing, sponsored a Network of Community Ministries� canned food drive, Easter egg hunt for local day care children, 2005.

Bandoleras - Officer Camp awards, Excellence in Technique and Showmanship, Sweepstakes, Team Building Office Camp awards, 2005; Line Camp Awards, Best Worth Ethic, Excellence in Technique and Showmanship, Perfect Sweepstakes, Team Building, 2005; Contest awards, 2005; Officers 1st Runner-up for Best in Class, Excellence in Choreography, Technique and Precision, Gold and Perfect Sweepstakes, 2005; Team Sweepstakes, 1st Runner-up Large Ensemble, Outstanding Hip Hop and Kick, 3rd Runner-up in POM, Excellence in Technique and Choreography, 2005.

Varsity Cheerleaders and Mascots � 4 All-American Cheerleaders, 2005; 4th place in Small Varsity Division for American Chpionships, Tampa, Florida, NCA Spirit Stick, bid to NCA Nationals, 2005.

Athletics - Football, District Champions, Area Champions, 2004; Wrestling, 4th in District, 2005; Boys� Soccer Bi-District Champions, 2005; Girls� Soccer, 3rd in District, 2005; Swimming, Regionals, 2005; Boys� Gymnastics, Regionals, 2005; Girls� Gymnastics, Regionals, 2005; Girls� Golf, 4th in District, 2005; Boys� Basketball, District Champions, Area Champions, 2005; Girls� Basketball, District Champions, 2005; Softball, District Champions, 2005; Boys� Track, two athletes to Regionals, 2005; Girls� Track, six athletes to Regionals, 2005.

Community Partners

Click here for a document that lists the community partners of RISD's various schools. The partners document, an Adobe® Acrobat® PDF file, will open in a new web browser window.

AEIS = The Texas Education Agency's Academic Excellence Indicator System
APR = Annual Performance Report
EE = Early Childhood Education
PK = Pre-Kindergarten
TEA = Texas Education Agency
1This score is called "TAKS ELA" for grades 10-12 and "TAKS Reading" for all other grades.
2Data is taken from the district's Annual Performance Report (APR), which is based on data provided by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in its AEIS report, and which covers the 2004-2005 school year. The data for the APR covering the 2005-2006 school year will be released near the end of calendar year 2006. Information on this web page which originates from the APR will be updated as soon as possible after the AEIS report is released.
3Enrollment data is taken from the TEA's AEIS report and runs one year in arrears compared to other data in the district's Annual Performance Report (APR).



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