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  • Thomas Elementary School front entrance

  • Campus Information

    Assistant Principal: Kimberly Blackwell


    Jamie Lamar

    Amber Gist 

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

    Enrollment: 635

    School Colors: Red, white and blue

    Mascot: Texans

    Motto: Making dreams a reality.

    Year Opened: 1978

    Feeder Schools:

  • Thomas Elementary School Principal Lynn Swanson

  • Lynn Swanson

  • Contact Campus

    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.