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About Richardson

Our role at Richardson Elementary School is to develop citizens who can effectively and constructively function in an ever-changing democratic society. 

Melissa Houde

Melissa Houde

Antwon Williams

Antwon Williams

Associate Administrator

Main Contacts

Sai Thao

Sai Thao

Associate Administrator
John Glenn Middle School
Susi Weldon

Susi Weldon

Clerical, Office Coordinator
Richardson Elementary School
Laurie Jennings

Laurie Jennings

Richardson Elementary School

School Profile

At Richardson Elementary School, we strive to create a safe, engaging, and welcoming community for all learners to grow academically, emotionally, and socially.

We are an inclusive community with rich diversity, which we value and celebrate.

We offer strong academic and culturally responsive instruction for students and a social-emotional curriculum that teaches students how to contribute positively within our school community and beyond.

Students demonstrate their “Penguin Pride” values each day:

  • Be Kind,
  • Be Respectful and
  • Be Responsible.
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Our Students

575 students
18 first languages other than English


41% Asian
19% White
16% Black/African American
12% Hispanic/Latino
11% Multiracial
1% American Indian/Alaska Native

Our Staff


100% of educators have 3+ years of experience
54% of educators have advanced degrees

About Us

  • Safe and caring school community
  • Curriculum to challenge and motivate all learners
  • Devices for all learners
  • Small and large-group learning
  • Science Specialist
  • Technology integration
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Academic interventions
  • Positive behavior initiatives
  • Hmong Immersion Program