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  • Shepard Elementary School front entrance

  • Campus Information

    Assistant Principal: Chris Lillie

    Counselor: Erin Christenson

    School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

    Enrollment: 447

    School Colors: Red, white and blue

    Mascot: Patriots

    Motto: Together we can.

    Year Opened: 1971

    Feeder Schools:

  • Shepard Elementary School Principal Tricia Lancaster

  • Tricia Lancaster

  • Contact Campus

    Phone: (469) 752-3100
    Fax: (469) 752-3101
    1000 Wilson Drive
    Plano, TX 75075

  • AchievementsNational Blue Ribbon (1992, 2008); Redbook School of Excellence award (1992); TEA School Ratings: Exemplary (1994-00, 2005-07, 2009-10); Recognized (1993, 1996, 2001, 2003-05, 2008); repeated Gold Performance Acknowledgements for Commended Performance in reading, math, writing and science; TEA award for Inclusion (1992); three Plano ISD Perot winners; two Region X Teachers of the Year; Plano ISD Beginning Teacher of the Year; Superintendent Service award winner (2006-07); Odyssey of the Mind team - Third in World (1997); Shepard chess team placed 22nd in the Super Nationals (1997); 2015 North Texas Regional Science Fair - two finalists; McGruff Exemplary Safe School award; Mockingbird Poetry Contest winners - second and third place (2008-09) and first, third and Honorable Mention (2015); second place in Young Lone Stars Writing contest (2005); City of Plano Recycling award; three time winner of City of Plano Outstanding Beautification award; two Education Foundation Grants to Educators winners (2015); - Ranked 25 out of all public elementary schools on the Best Public Schools in Texas list.

    Campus ProgramsCampus Monitoring & Intervention Team (CMIT); Accelerated Reader; English as Second Language (ESL); Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; special education; speech therapy; Plano Accelerated Reading (PAR); Accelerated Instruction in Math (AIM); Pacesetters - leadership for students; mentor program; Literacy Links; PASAR after-school childcare; forth- and fifth-grade choir; Principal’s Cabinet; Pee Wee Patriots; PTA sponsored after-school programs include Earthsavers and chess club.

    Parent Involvement OpportunitiesParent Teacher Association (PTA); School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Dad's club; practical parenting; library volunteers; Literacy Links; Earthsavers; after-school extension programs and volunteers for each grade level.

    Community/Business PartnershipsCentral Market; Chick-fil-A; CiCi's Pizza; and Environmental Test Solutions, North America.