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  4. College Prep
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Plano Independent School District is a top rated, public school district located in Plano, TX. It has 54,570 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
About Plano Independent School District...
Address
2700 W 15th
Plano, TX 75075
Telephone
(469) 752-8100
Website

Plano Independent School District Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1270
2,678 responses
Average ACT
29
1,404 responses
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Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
54,570
Free or Reduced Lunch
28.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,686
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$605,466,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,930/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    5%

Plano Independent School District Reviews

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Plano Independent School District has an excellent academic program that provides students with challenging curriculum to prepare them for college. They have a Health Sciences Academy that's available to apply for. I want to become a physician and I was accepted to the Health Sciences Academy. The experience is amazing! The curriculum covers the entire human body and we are required to learn all of the bones, muscles, veins, arteries, organs, all aspects of the heart, basically every function of every part of the human anatomy. We get experience with actual doctor and nurses and medical environments. We have our own 8 bed hospital in the school and we have awesome teachers that will work with every student to perform at their highest level.
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I'm a sophomore in the Plano Independent School District and I love it! I'm in the Health Sciences Academy which is a fantastic program for students that want a career as a doctor or in the medical field. They definitely prepare you for success in college. I began participating in a concurrent enrollment program as a freshman where College professors come to the high school and teach colleges courses which is great for getting a head start in college at a reduced cost. It's always ranked in the top 10 school districts in Texas out of over 1000. Colleges respect the district which is very beneficial during the admission process.
Plano Independent School District provided me with a solid education foundation. From first grade to twelfth grade, the curriculum flowed beautifully and each grade provided the students with information essential for academic growth and progress. The teachers and students have in incredible bond an understanding for each other, as long as each puts in one hundred percent effort and try to do their best. In my grade school years, I had a very intense schedule studying ballet pre-professionally. Through PISD's off-campus PE program, I was able to leave school a class period early to get to my dance studio in time for class, and/or get a head start on homework. Their off-campus PE program allowed me to excel in my extracurricular activity where I later became a professional ballet dancer, and continue to excel and grow academically. Overall, Plano Independent School District is a fabulous school district that helped me get to where I am today in my life and education.