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  • Application and Selection Timeline

    Incoming ninth 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 via informational meetings in November and to complete an application online.

    Applications are open from November 16, 2018 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 the schedule below of informational meetings for each academy in November.

Academy Programs of Plano Informational Videos

  • 2018 Informational Meetings

    Academy High School (6:30 p.m. except for November 10*)
    November 5 | November 8  | November 10* - 10:30 a.m. | November 12 
    *English/Spanish side by side meeting
    self-guided tours available one hour prior to each meeting
    location: Academy High School · 1701 Alma Drive · Plano, TX 75075
    contact: pam.conner@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/academy
    IB World School (6:30 p.m. at three locations)
    (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
    location: Plano East Senior High Theatre · 3000 Los Rios Blvd · Plano, TX 75074
    contact: karen.stanton@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/ib

    Health Sciences Academy (6:30 p.m.) 
    November 6 | November 8 | November 13
    location: Williams High School Cafeteria · 1717 17th Street · Plano, TX 75074
    contact: heidi.cardenas@pisd.edu | www.pisd.edu/hsa

  • 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 | application

  • 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 | application

  • 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 | application