Assistant Principal: Jana Prince
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
School Colors: Teal and white
Motto: Mendenhall longhorns stampede for success.
Year Opened: 1952
Phone: (469) 752-2600
Fax: (469) 752-2601
1330 19th Street
Plano, TX 75074
AchievementsDistrict Science Fair, History Fair & Fire Poster winners; Plano ISD Education Foundation Grants to Educators; Plano ISD’s 2010 Superintendent Service award winner, Hortensia Chaves; Plano ISD’s 2015 Superintendent Service award winner, Patricia Carbajal; multiple district Excellence in Teaching award winners; Sam's Club Teacher of the Year winner; Presidential Academic Achievement award winners; and NASA Summer Institute participant and mentor teacher/presenter at Kosmos Energy STEM Teacher Institute-Perot Museum, Christine Barrantes.
Campus ProgramsTitle I reading & math; literacy support; special education; TAKE FLIGHT reading program; Strategic Reading; bilingual classrooms; English as a Second Language (ESL); art; physical education; music; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; Longhorn Leaders; mentoring program; Young Readers program; guidance / counseling; PASAR after-school childcare; Buddy Field day; musical programs; field trips; spirit assemblies; Collin County Adventure camp (fifth-grade); Campus Monitoring and Intervention Team (CMIT); Mendenhall Broadcast Company (morning announcements); Marathon Kids; STEM Expo; Reading Buddies; reading and math clubs; school carnival; self-manager citizenship program; and After-school Academy.
Parent Involvement OpportunitiesParent/Teacher Association (PTA); classroom volunteers; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); library volunteers; Key Communicators; camp counselors; science fair judges; student and family services; parenting classes; Academia De Padres; mentors; school carnival; school-wide family nights; math and literacy mornings; "Bedtime Story" night; yearbook; and book fair.
Community/Business PartnershipsBaylor Scott & White Medical Center-Plano; Centennial Elementary PTA Partnership; Chase Oaks Church; City of Plano; COSTCO; Kohl's Department Store; LULAC; McDonalds; Plano Rotary Club; Prestonwood Christian Academy; St. Vincent DePaul; Williams High School Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) Students; and Women's Service League.