•  Frequently Asked Questions about the District Calendar

     

    From legislative requirements to how the school calendar affects Plano families, much consideration is given to formulating the district's academic calendar, and this process begins months before the final calendar is approved by the Board of Trustees. The following is a list of frequently asked questions regarding this process. For specific questions, please contact askpisd@pisd.edu.

  • Why is Plano ISD considering an earlier start date?

  • Why is the district now able to consider an earlier school start date?

  • What is a District of Innovation?

  • What is the process that the school board will use to determine the calendar?

  • How many days must children attend school?

  • What is the history of school start dates in Plano ISD?

  • Can there be a difference in the number of days per semester?

  • When has the district begun school after Labor Day?

  • How does Plano's calendar compare to other districts?

  • Do the calendars of surrounding districts affect Plano ISD?

  • How do energy costs affect the school calendar?