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Geographical Area

Plano ISD serves the residents of approximately 100 square miles in southwest Collin County. This area includes 66 square miles in the City of Plano, with the balance including northern portions of the cities of Dallas and Richardson and parts of the cities of Allen, Carrollton, Garland, Lucas, Murphy, Parker and Wylie.

Number of Schools

Grade Level # of Campuses
Early Childhood (PreK) 3
Elementary (K-5) 44
Middle (6-8) 13
High (9-10) 6
Senior High (11-12) 3
Academy High School (9-12) 1
Special Programs Centers
(K-8 & 9-12)
Total 72

Student Enrollment

Grade Level # of Students
Elementary (prek - 5) 25,779
Middle (6-8) 12,623
High (9-10) 8,202
Senior High (11-12) 8,235
Total Enrollment 54,839


Student Ethnicity Report — All Schools


Title / Category # of Staff
Teachers 3,813
Librarians 71
Education Aides 573
Interpreters 13
Other Professionals 153
School Principals 72
Assistant Principals 88
Instructional Officer 10
Athletic Director 3
Counselors 143
School Nurses 71
Educational Diagnosticians, Psychologists & Social Workers 51
Superintendent, Deputy, Associate & Assistant 6
Non-Campus Professionals 222
Auxiliary 1,250
Total Employees 6,538

Professional Staff

Topic Fact
Master's/Doctorate Degrees Nearly 42 percent of the professional staff members have master’s degrees and one percent hold doctorate degrees.
Teacher Experience Plano ISD teachers average nearly 12 years of experience.

Teacher-to-Student Ratio

The district's average Elementary  student/teacher ratio is 20:1.




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