About Us

  • Our school is named for Coach Nolan Richardson who was born in El Paso, Texas. He played at Texas Western College (now the University of Texas at El Paso), two years under the future Basketball Hall of Famer, Coach Don Haskins.

    Coach Richardson began his coaching career at Bowie High School in El Paso. He then moved to Western Texas College, where he won the National Junior College championship in 1980. He was the head coach at Tulsa from 1981 to 1985, leading Tulsa to the NIT championship in 1981. In 1985 Richardson became the head coach at the University of Arkansas, where he gained national recognition by leading the Arkansas Razorbacks to the final Four three times and won the National Championship in 1994. He was named the National coach of the Year in 1994.

    From 2005 to 2007, Richardson served as head coach of the Panamanian National Team. In March 2007, he was named as the head coach of the Mexican National Team. In 2009 Coach Richardson assumed the head coaching position for the WNBA Tulsa Shock.

    Coach Richardson is the only head coach to win a Junior College National championship, the NIT and the NCAA tournament. 

  • Richardson Middle School

    11350 Loma Franklin Drive
    El Paso, TX, 79934


    Christine Miles, Principal

    Maria Centeno, Assistant Principal, Discipline

    Vacant, Assistant Principal, Discipline

    School Contact Information:

    Main: (915) 236-6677

    Discipline: (915)236-6650

    Fax: (915) 822-8812

    Important Numbers 

    Student Records- nxramire@episd.org

    Student Records Fax- 915-822-8812

  • Richardson Middle School

    11350 Loma Franklin Drive El Paso TX 79934

    Phone (915) 236-6650

    Fax (915) 822-8812