Nathaniel Richardson

Nathaniel Richardson

Nathaniel Richardson, Jr.

Interim Superintendent

B.S., Prairie View A&M University (1974)
M.S., Prairie View A&M University (1985)

Tel: (281) 934-2215

E-Mail: nrichardson at


1974 – Present, Royal High School, Pattison, Texas 77466
1974-1993: Teacher-Coach
1992-1997: Assistant Principal
1997-2007: Principal
2007- Present: Interim Superintendent

Classes Taught: World History, U.S. History, Consumer Economics, Health Education, Physical Education, Remedial Mathematics, World Geography, Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball and Tennis


  • Increased test scores and academic rating of the school
  • Increased ADA (average daily attendance)
  • Improved discipline
  • Exemplary School Rating, 2000-2001
  • National Blue Ribbon Finalist, 1999-2000

POSITIONS HELD                          

  • Prairie View A&M University Teacher Advisory Committee Board
  • Region IV Principal Advisory Board
  • Texas Association of Sport Official Board Member


  • Waller County Teacher’s Association
  • Texas State Teacher’s Association
  • National Education Association
  • Texas Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Texas High School Coaches Association
  • TASO Member (Texas Association of Sport Officials)


  • Member of Zion Hill Baptist Church-Brookshire, Texas
  • President of Zion Hill Baptist Church Scholarship Board
  • Honorary FFA Chapter Degree Member of Royal FFA Chapter


  • American Red Cross Volunteer
  • Little League Baseball
  • Site Manager for Community Emergency Medication Center
  • AWARDS RECEIVED                          
  • District 20 AAA Basketball Coach of the Year 1990-91
  • District 23 AAA Basketball Coach of the Year 1994-95
  • Denius UIL Sponsor Excellence Award 1992-93
  • TABC Milestone Award (300 wins) 1994
  • Rice Belt Southwest Official Most Improved Award 1997-98
  • 1998-1999 Winner of the Waller County Teacher’s Association
  • Humanitarian Award
  • TEA African American Employee Association Principal of the Year
  • 2003
  • Royal Chapter of the National Honor Society Honorary Member
  • 2003


  • Fishing, biking, hunting and basketball
Inclement Weather Closure 1/17/18

All PVAMU campuses will remain closed through tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, due to inclement weather and the potential for hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor the PVAMU website and official social media sites for more information.