Plano East Profile
In the fall of 1981, Plano East Senior High School was opened with 563 juniors. At present, the approximate enrollment at Plano East is 2850 juniors and seniors. Plano East has a long history of academic excellence and provides innovative programs that meet the needs of a diverse population.
OUR COMMUNITY AND DISTRICT
Located just 20 miles north of downtown Dallas, the Plano Independent School District includes:
- three senior high schools (11-12),
- five high schools (9-10),
- twelve middle schools (6-8) and
- forty-six elementary schools (K-5).
The Plano Independent School District serves the residents of 114 square miles in the southwestern corner of Collin County. The district enrollment is approximately 55,000 students.
Over 250 courses are offered to students at Plano East Senior High, allowing students to design a program which specifically meets their unique talents and needs as individuals.
IB World School
The International Baccalaureate Program is a rigorous course of study designed to meet the needs of highly motivated secondary students. Certified as an IB school in July 1995, Plano East has a program that includes a total of approximately 450 students in the 11th-12th grade IB program and 9th and 10th grade feeder school Pre-IB prep programs. All students admitted to the Plano East IB and Pre-IB programs are full diploma candidates. No I.B. certificates are offered.
Health Sciences Academy
The Health Sciences Academy began in a feeder high school in 2013 with 150 9th and 10th graders. There are currently 40 11th graders in the program at Plano East and a total of 250 in the HSA. A collaboration with Collin College and Williams High School, the academy provides state of the art training through dual credit courses.