Administrative Intern: Dara Villalpando
Counselor: Nia Carranza
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
School Colors: Red, navy blue and silver
Motto: Reach for the stars.
Year Opened: 1996
Phone: (469) 752-3300
Fax: (469) 752-3301
3201 Russell Creek Drive
Plano, TX 75025
AchievementsRanked in the top four elementary schools in north texas by "Children at Risk" for five years running (2012-16); Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon school (2006); Texas Business and Educational Coalition Honor Roll school award (TBEC) for six years; exemplary rating from the state every year the school has been open; District Clean Campus award; Keep Plano Beautiful award; Texas Successful School award; reading and math achievement awards; Gold Performance State awards in all academic areas; numerous Reflections; science fair and chess competition awards; National Recognition for Word Master competition; numerous PTA awards including PTA Outstanding Unit (2007); PISD Teacher of the Year; and STATE Runner Up Elementary Teacher of the Year (2009).
Campus ProgramsEnglish as a Second Language (ESL); Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; Math Rocks program for advanced math students; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); practical parenting education classes; forth- and fifth-grade safety patrol; student council; science fair; fine arts night; and PASAR after-school childcare.
Parent Involvement OpportunitiesParent / Teacher Association (PTA), which provides volunteer and financial support for our instructional program, including: Collin County Adventure camp volunteers (fifth-grade); School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); volunteers for field day; field trips; publishing; spring family picnic; cultural arts presentations; book fair; yearbook; judges; special projects; 100% membership of staff; 7,000 documented volunteer hours; fifth-grade reception; newsletter; fall carnival; classroom parties; outreach projects; teacher appreciation activities; and library helpers.
Community/Business PartnershipsCentral Market; Chick-fil-A; Kroger; Sam's Club; Spring Ridge HOA; Target; Tom Thumb Food Store; and Walmart Neighborhood Market.