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Hightower Elementary

Hightower Elementary
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2601 Decator Drive
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 752-1800
Fax: (469) 752-1801

Principal Mariea Sprott
Asst. Principal Katie Brittain
Counselor Aubrey Nell
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 505
School Colors Hunter green and gold
Mascot Tigers
Motto Hightower Tigers targeting excellence.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Park Blvd. Exit – east to Decator, north on Decator to the school.
From Central Expressway: Park Blvd. Exit – west to Decator, north on Decator to the school.

Achievements

2013 Texas State Distinguished School for Exemplary Performance in All Areas – Student Progress, Academic Achievement - Reading and Math; Texas State Exemplary School;  Texas Business and Education Coalition 2010 and 2011 Honor Roll School; 2010 and 2002 District Elementary Teacher of the Year winner;  District Excellence in Teaching Award;  NCEA Just for Kids Higher Performing School; Plano ISD Education Foundation Grants to Educators winners; Presidential Academic Awards; District PTA Reflections winners; Metroplex Children's Choir Participants; Plano Children's Choir; OAKE National Choir; District and Regional Science Fair winners; Outstanding Green School Award; PTA Diversity Award; Silver Awards for Arts in Education; Silver Award Parent Education; Bronze Award Membership Campaign winner.

Campus Programs

Student council; Safety Patrol;  Plano Academic and Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; English as a Second Language (ESL) Paw Printer Publishing; Honor Roll; PASAR (after school childcare); mediation / conflict resolution training K-5; Science Fair, Spelling Bee, History Fair, tutorials,  Science and Reading night; Multicultural night; Wild on Reading; Wild on Math; Herman Reading Program and Tiger TV.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

PTA; volunteers; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); parenting classes; YO packets; newsletters; Reflections; Field Day; bike rodeo; family picnic; school store; cultural arts programs; yearbook; book fair; Tiger Dads; Tiger Jam; SAGE; Lunch with Someone Special; Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); shoebox science; shoebox art; thinking boxes; Bank Day; box tops / labels; Hooray for Hightower; and mentoring.

Community/Business Partnerships

North Dallas Bank; Corner Bakery; Chick-fil-A ; Jason’s Deli

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