Located 20 miles north of Dallas, Texas, Plano ISD serves residents in the city of Plano, as well as portions of nine surrounding cities. Plano ISD has been a hallmark school system in North Texas for 115 years, offering an excellent education for all students.
Participating in Plano ISD schools empowers students to be able to adapt to new learning opportunities throughout their lives, collaborate with and contribute to the global community and to be creative and disciplined in their thinking.
Plano ISD serves 55,000 students in grades pre-K through 12. From a comprehensive selection of electives and academic courses to extracurricular activities and academy programs, Plano ISD is able to meet the individual needs and talents of its highly diverse student population.
Plano ISD students are educated in 72 schools and supported by 17 additional instructional and service facilities. In addition, the district will launch its Academy Programs of Plano in August 2013 to provide students with more choices in not just what they learn, but how they learn. The three very distinct programs offered at the Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy, the IB World School at Plano East Senior High School and the Plano ISD Academy High School will give the district the opportunity to serve an even greater variety of student interests and needs.