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  • Informacion en español.

    Application and Selection Timeline - Applications are currently closed

    Eighth graders considering one of the Academy Programs of Plano as an academic option for next school year, and who live within the Plano ISD boundaries, are invited to explore the programs, along with their parents, via informational meetings in November and to complete an application online.

    Applications will be available from November 16 through December 14, 2018. Students will receive their notices of placement on January 11, 2019, and commitment from students must be received by January 18, 2019. See below for the full schedule of informational meetings for parents and students.

  • 2018 Informational Meetings

    Academy High School (6:30 p.m. except for November 10*)
    location: Academy High School · 1701 Alma Drive · Plano, TX 75075
    contact: pam.conner@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/academy
    (1) November 5 
    (2) November 8  
    (3) November 10* - 10:30 a.m.
    (English/Spanish side by side meeting)
    (4) November 12 
    self-guided tours available one hour prior to each meeting
    IB World School (6:30 p.m. at three locations)
    contact: karen.stanton@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/ib
    (1) November 8 - location: Plano West Senior High Theatre · 5601 West Parker Rd · Plano, TX 75093
    (2) November 12 - location: Clark High School Cafeteria · 523 Spring Creek Parkway · Plano, TX 75023
    (3) November 15 (Spanish translation available) - location: Plano East Senior High Theatre · 3000 Los Rios Blvd · Plano, TX 75074

    Health Sciences Academy (6:30 p.m.)
    location: Williams High School Cafeteria · 1717 17th Street · Plano, TX 75074
    contact: heidi.cardenas@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/hsa 
    (1) November 6 
    (2) November 8  
    (3) November 14 
    (Spanish translation available)


Academy Programs of Plano Informational Videos

  • IB World Logo      IB World School Title

    The IB World School at Plano East Senior High creates a fulfilling four-year experience for students interested in understanding the world from different perspectives. This school-within-a-school program strengthens the experience of students who choose to participate in the IB Diploma program. website | video 

  • Academy High School Logo      Academy High School Title

    The project/problem-based learning community of Plano ISD Academy High School emphasizes science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Learning focuses on real-world experiences and problems with an interdisciplinary curriculum as students collaborate with others both inside and outside of school. website | video

  • Health Sciences Academy Logo      Health Sciences Academy Title

    The Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy offers a rigorous academic program that prepares students for the demands of a four-year university or pre-med program. Opportunities include college credit, technical certificates, hands-on experience and mentorship from healthcare professionals. website | video