• About Our School

    As a two-time National Blue Ribbon School, and a Texas Exemplary School, Plano Senior High School has a long history of academic excellence and innovative programs that meet the needs of its highly diverse community.  Housing only juniors and seniors, PSHS offers a full range of courses in all academic areas including honors and Advanced Placement.

  • About Our Community and District

    Plano is a suburban community of approximately 286,000 residents located just north of Dallas. The Plano Independent School District is comprised of 48 elementary schools (Pre-K - 5), 13 middle schools (6 - 8), 6 high schools (9 - 10), 3 senior high schools (11 - 12), and 3 academies (9 – 12). The district serves over 55,000 students. More than forty percent of the staff holds advanced degrees.


  • ADMINISTRATION

    • Principal: Ms. Sarah Watkins

    ASSOCIATE PRINCIPALS

    • Curriculum: Coryn Prince
    • Student Activities: Andrew Jacob

    ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS/CAMPUS BEHAVIOR COORDINATORS

    • Marjorie Hall
    • Tracy Ryerson
    • Kevin Lyons
    • Bryan Spiritus

    COUNSELING STAFF

    • Joel Brzezinski
    • Lance Davis
    • Grace Delgado
    • Becky Heslep
    • Mark Hundley 
    • Giovanna James
    • Junie Jones
    • Jennifer Medina
    • Drew Obert
    • Director: Lisa Brown
    • Registrar: Debbie Weiss


Graduation Requirements

  • Dual Credit

    Students are able to gain dual credit in Honors US History, Honors Government, Honors Economics, Honors English 4 and/or Multivariable Calculus through concurrent enrollment with Collin College.



  • Grading System

Grade AP Honor On-Level Modified Alternate
97 & above 5 4.5 4 3.5 2.5
93 - 96 4.8 4.3 3.8 3.3 2.3
90 - 92 4.6 4.1 3. 6 3.1 2.1
87 - 89 4.4 3.9 3.4 2.9 1.9
83 - 86 4.2 3.7 3.2 2.7 1.7
80 - 82 4 3. 5 3 2.5 1.5
77 - 79 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.3 1.3
73 - 76 3.6 3.1 2.6 2.1 1.1
71-72 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1
70 3 2.5 2 1.5 1
  • Profile of the Class of 2017

    • Number of Graduates - 1,436
    • Percent attending college - 97%
    • Technical/Military/Work Other - 3%
    • Attending 4 year university -78%
    • Attend 2 year college - 19%

    National Merit (NMSOT)

    • Finalist - 26
    • Semi Finalists - 28
    • Commended Students - 65
    • National Hispanic - 7

    Diversity at PSHS

    • White - 45%
    • Hispanic - 22%
    • African American - 13%
    • Asian - 16%
    • Other - 4%
  • Advanced Placement

    2017 AP Test Rests

    • 1243 students tested
    • 3308 exams taken
    • 53% of scores 4 or higher
    • 82% of scores 3 or higher

    College Board SAT Mean Scores

    Total students tested: 902

    • Reading & Writing: 600
    • Math: 611
    • Total: 1211

    ACT Mean Score

    Total Students Tested: 687

    • Composite: 24.9


GPA Distribution

Group GPA Range
Top 10% 4.1579 - 4.7050
1st Quarter 3.8429 - 4.7050
2nd Quarter 3.3963 - 3.8421
3rd Quarter 2.8554 - 3.3929
4th Quarter 1.3569 - 2.8534