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