Schools Participating

Richardson High School

Richardson High School is the flagship high school of the Richardson Independent School District (RISD). RHS believes in continuous improvement through collaboration and change, delivering quality instructions leading to high expectations for all students, the commitment, enthusiasm and leadership of the staff, the value of diversity, students taking responsibility for their own learning, and students developing life-long critical thinking skills in order to be globally competitive.

Hillcrest High School

Hillcrest High School, for over 75 years, has maintained a strong tradition of academic excellence and school pride. The campus serves several Dallas communities including Preston Hollow, a portion of Vickery Meadow and a portion of Addison. Students have the opportunity to choose from a large variety of extracurricular activities, clubs and organizations. The school also offers a comprehensive AP (College Board Advanced Placement) Program and houses an Academy of Engineering. The main purpose is to improve student academic achievement. With effective and quality instruction, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students. The staff members have a commitment to the children and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence.

Berkner High School

Berkner delivers high quality educational opportunities to a diverse community of students. They take pride in their status as an Advancement Via Individual Determination ( AVID ) Demonstration Campus, home to the Berkner Science Technology Engineering and Math ( STEM ) school, a top ten rated Band program, championship teams in men's and women's sports and award winning Fine Arts and Career programs.

Lake Highlands High School

For decades, Lake Highlands High School students have distinguished themselves in academic, extracurricular, and leadership activities. Many LHHS graduates occupy positions of leadership in business, government, religion and education. Wildcat exes have also contributed significantly to many fields of endeavor including: law, medicine, engineering, finance, military science, the visual and performing arts, and professional athletics. Part of the reason for the tradition of excellence at Lake Highlands High School is the expectation of success shared by the community, parents, faculty members, and students.

School of Science and Engineering Magnet

The School of Science and Engineering is known for its excellence in preparing students to attend the college or university of his or her choice while earning the financial support needed through scholarships and grants.Students study advanced topics in math and science through an academically rigorous program. They also are nurtured to maturity through language and liberal arts programs. Once a student has entered his or her junior year, the counseling staff intensifies its focus to address students' individual needs. It ensures that all the students will graduate with either the Recommended Diploma or the Distinguished Diploma. They assist with college applications, staying at the forefront of the admission requirements and timetables established by the colleges and universities. The School of Science and Engineering is recognized as one of the top high schools in the nation, but the high volume of scholarships and honors awarded to the school’s senior students is the real evidence of their excellence.

Dallas County Community College District (Richland College)

Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers.

Uplift Peak Preparatory High School

Uplift Peak Preparatory is a free, public, college-preparatory charter school located in east Dallas. They were established in 2005 as part of the Uplift Education network, the largest charter school network in North Texas.

J. J. Pearce High School

J.J. Pearce High School, in partnership with our community, will expect high levels of achievement for every student; embrace our responsibility for ensuring that all students learn; encourage and support each learner's intellectual growth through a rigorous and relevant academic program; enrich the learning environment through a culture of collaboration and personal responsibility and empower all students to engage fully in a global society.