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  • Carpenter Middle School front entrance

  • Campus Information

    Assistant Principals: 

    Paul Meredith

    Wendy Prater


    Kim Gregorash

    Janet Jordan

    Carolyn Mauldin

    School Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Enrollment: 850

    School Colors: Blue and silver

    Mascot: Carpenter cowboys

    Motto: Excellence in action.

    Year Opened: 1978

    Feeder Schools:

  • Carpenter Middle School Principal Courtney Washington

  • Courtney Washington

  • Contact Campus

    Phone: (469) 752-5000
    Fax: (469) 752-5001
    3905 Rainier Road
    Plano, TX 75023

  • Achievements2013 eighth-grade Football City champions; 2014 eighth-grade Girls Track Team – City champions; 2013 Mock Trial District champions; 2013 State Science Fair - third place; 2013 seventh-grade Girls Track Team - City champions; 2013 cheerleaders take District-wide “Game Time Cheer Champions” trophy at NCA Summer Cheerleading camp; 2012 Winner of Raytheon “Math Moves You” contest; 2013 State-awarded Distinction Designation in Math; 2013 100% of the 2013 Algebra students pass the End-of-Course exam for high school credit; 2012-13 eighth-grade Boys Basketball: third place; 2012-13 seventh-grade Boys Basketball third place; 2011-12 seventh-grade Boys Basketball, second place; 2009-10 seventh-grade Boys Basketball third place; 2008-09 Sweepstakes at UIL Festival in band, choir and orchestra (2009-10).

    Campus Programs: 

    Fine ArtsArt, band, choir and orchestra; athletics: football, volleyball, basketball, track and soccer; Leadership and Service groups: National Junior Honor Society; student council; Man-Up; PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership); YWI (Young Women, Inc.); Partners P.E.; and Microphone Maniacs (students who read the P.A. announcements).

    Academic AchievementPACE (Plano Academic and Creative Education: for identified gifted & talented students); Mock Trial teams (eighth-grade PACE students / spring semester); Whiz Quiz teams (grades sixth - eighth); Math Counts team; Math Peer Tutors; ESL (English as a Second Language); and AP Spanish.

    Parent Involvement OpportunitiesPTA-chaperone for socials; library & office work; open house; tutoring; hospitality; support for teachers; School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Key Communicators; and mentors.

    Community/Business PartnershipsChick-fil-A (Coit & Spring Creek); Collin Creek Mall A+Rewards; Custer Road United Methodist Church; Dallas Mavericks; ESI; Frito-Lay; Horace Mann Insuranc; In & Out Burger; Jostens; Kohl's; and Raising Cane's.