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Carpenter Middle School

Carpenter Middle School
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3905 Rainier Road
Plano, TX 75023
Phone: (469) 752-5000
Fax: (469) 752-5001

Principal Courtney Washington
Assistant Principals Wendy Prater
Paul Meredith
Counselors

Janet Jordan - 6th grade

Carolyn Mauldin - 7th grade
Kim Gregorash - 8th grade (Lead)
School Hours 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Enrollment 850
School Colors Blue and silver 
Mascot Carpenter Cowboys
Motto Excellence in action.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Parker Rd. Exit – east to Rainier, north on Rainier to Cross Bend.
From Central Expressway: Parker Rd. Exit – west to Rainier, north on Rainier to Cross Bend.

Achievements

2013 8th grade Football City champions; 2014 8th grade Girls Track Team – City champions; 2013 Mock Trial District champions; 2013 State Science Fair - 3rd place; 2013 7th grade Girls Track Team - City champions; 2013 cheerleaders take District-wide “Game Time Cheer Champions” trophy at NCA Summer Cheerleading camp; 2012 Winner of Raytheon “Math Moves You” contest; 2013 State-awarded Distinction Designation in Math; 2013 100% of the 2013 Algebra students pass the End-of-Course Exam for high school credit; 2012-13 8th grade Boys Basketball: 3rd place; 2012-13 7th grade Boys Basketball 3rd place; 2011-12 7th grade Boys Basketball, 2nd place; 2009-10 7th grade Boys Basketball 3rd place; 2008-09 Sweepstakes at UIL Festival in band, choir, and orchestra (2009-10).

Campus Programs: 

Fine Arts

Art, band, choir, orchestra; athletics: football, volleyball, basketball, track, soccer; Leadership and Service groups: National Junior Honor Society; student council; Man-Up; PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership); YWI (Young Women, Inc.); Partners P.E.; Microphone Maniacs (students who read the P.A. announcements).

Academic Achievement

PACE (Plano Academic and Creative Education: for identified gifted & talented students); Mock Trial teams (8th grade PACE students / spring semester); Whiz Quiz teams (grades 6-8); Math Counts team; Math Peer Tutors; ESL (English as a Second Language); AP Spanish.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

PTA-chaperone for socials; library & office work; open house; tutoring; hospitality; support for teachers; School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Key Communicators; and mentors.

Community/Business Partnerships

Chick-fil-A (Coit & Spring Creek); Collin Creek Mall A+Rewards; Custer Road United Methodist Church; Dallas Mavericks; ESI; Frito-Lay; Horace Mann Insuranc; In & Out Burger; Jostens; Kohl's; and Raising Cane's.

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