Assistant Principal: Kimberly Blackwell
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
School Colors: Red, white and blue
Motto: Making dreams a reality.
Year Opened: 1978
Phone: (469) 752-3500
Fax: (469) 752-3501
1800 Montana Trail
Plano, TX 75023
AchievementsRecognized School for TAKS Performance; TAKS Gold Performance awards; TAKS Comparable Improvement award; PISD Teacher of the Year; PISD Superintindent award Staff Winners; U.S. Department of Education Drug Free School; Keep Plano Beautiful award of Excellence (three times); Texas Successful Recognized School award; PISD Exemplary Writing School; Texas Exemplary School for TAAS Performance; many regional and district science fair winners; City of Plano Recycling and Earth Day award; Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year; Plano Education Foundation Grants to Educators winners; Character Education Partnership's Promising Practice award winner for anti-bullying campaign; and Healthy Zone School.
Campus ProgramsBefore school breakfast academic club; book club; breakfast served daily; campus recycling program; Family Fun Night (all grades); fifth-grade honor choir; Marathon Kids; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; PASAR (after-school childcare); science club; science lab; self-manager program; student council; student service committee; ELMS club; cross grade level reading buddies; Parent Academy; technology club; Thomas Texans' Recognition assemblies; D.R.U.M. Circle; Rocking Recorder club; Thomas Chime Stars; Parent Involvement Day; and jogging club.
Parent Involvement OpportunitiesCamp counselors (fifth-grade); club sponsors; class parties; classroom and library volunteers; jogging club; Key Communicators; kindergarten centers; math lab (before school on Wednesdays); mentors; office helpers; Parent Involvement day; PTA; field trips; PTA membership; PTA sponsored activities; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); science club; shoebox science; tutoring; and yearbook.
Community/Business PartnershipsThomas Elementary School has community involvement through our student mentor program; approximately 70 Volunteers from several local churches, businesses and community members come to Thomas weekly to mentor and meet with individual students.