Plano East Senior High School
Associate Principal of Curriculum and Instruction: Sheela Daniels
Associate Principal for Student Activities: Kevin Welborn
Director of Guidance: Carah Marquez
School Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
School Colors: Black and gold
Motto: Winning with class.
Year Opened: 1981
Phone: (469) 752-9000
Fax: (469) 752-9001
3000 Los Rios Boulevard
Plano, TX 75074
Achievements14 students named National Merit Semi-Finalists (2015); administered more than 3,000 AP/IB exams (2015); named to 1,000 Best Schools in America, Newsweek Magazine (2006-12); AEIS "Recognized" Campus Accountability rating; and U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1993, 1998).
Campus ProgramsInternational Baccalaureate full diploma; advanced placement (AP); medical science clinical rotation; culinary arts; automotive technology; Army JROTC; and Health Science Academy.
Parent Involvement OpportunitiesPanthers Inc.; PTSA; booster clubs for athletic and academic programs; volunteers in school; guest speakers; and School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC).
History of Plano East
Plano East is named after its location on the east side of the city of Plano.
Phase I of the building's construction was completed in 1981 at a cost of $14.2 million. The building, situated on 123 acres, was created to resemble a college campus. An additional 82,200 square feet of land was added to the school in 1983. The building was renovated in 1997.