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About Plano

Know Your School District

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) 25,765
Middle (6-8) 12,493
High (9-10) 7,915
Academy High School 303
Senior High (11-12) 8,342
Total Enrollment 54,818


Student Ethnicity Report — All Schools


Title / Category # of Staff
Teachers 3,870
Librarians 69
Classroom Educational Aides 554
Interpreters 12
Campus Professionals Other 31
Campus Principals 72
Assistant Principals 78
Instructional Officer 10
Campus Athletic Directors 3
Counselors 144
Campus Nurses 72
Educational Diagnosticians, Psychologists & Social Workers 200
Superintendent, Assistants, CFO 7
Non-campus Professionals 249
Non-campus Paraprofessionals 542
Auxiliary 880
Total Employees 6,783

Professional Staff

Topic Fact
Master's/Doctorate Degrees Forty-one percent of the professional staff members have master’s degrees and one percent hold doctorate degrees.
Teacher Experience Plano ISD teachers average 11 years of experience.

Teacher-to-Student Ratio

The district's average Elementary  student/teacher ratio is 19:1.

2016 Bond Election

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