Plano

ISD

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Plano

ISD

  • Rice Middle School front entrance

  • Campus Information

    Assistant Principals: 

    Sara McCutchen

    Kendyl Zimmerman

    Counselors:

    Susan Barshop

    Sarena Edwards

    Margaret Garza-Jimenez 

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

    Enrollment: 1,083

    School Colors: Navy, white and maroon

    Mascot: Ravens

    Motto: In pursuit of excellence.

    Year Opened: 1999

    Feeder Schools:

  • Rice Middle School Principal Christopher Glasscock

  • Christopher Glasscock
    Principal

  • Contact Campus

    Phone: (469) 752-6000
    Fax: (469) 752-6001
    Address: 
    8500 Gifford Drive
    Plano, TX 75025

  • Achievements

    • Texas Education Agency State Accountability Program (2014-15 school year)
      • Exemplary Campus
      • 1 of 153 campuses to receive seven distinctions
    • American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME)
      • Six qualifiers in 2015
      • 16 qualifiers in 2014
    • AMC 8 American Mathematics Association
      • School Honor Roll first place in the nation (2013-14)
      • School Honor Roll first place in Texas and fifth in the nation (2012)
    • Fine Arts (band, choir, and orchestra)
      • Band: 2014 John Philip Sousa Foundation “Sudler Silver Cup” recipient
      • National Wind Band Honors winner
      • UIL Sweepstakes band, choir and orchestra
      • Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Honor groups
        • Four-time State Honor Band Finalist
        • Honors Full Orchestra first runner up (2014)
        • State Honor String Orchestra forth runner up (2014)
        • Honors Full Orchestra third runner up (2013)
        • Honors Orchestra second runner up (2013)
        • State Conference Choir guest performance (2013)
        • Honors Orchestra first runner up string (2011)
        • State Honors Orchestras, full and string - first runner up (2009)
        • State Honors Orchestra, string (2008)
    • MATHCOUNTS contests
      • Texas State third place (2015)
      • Texas State Champion (2013-14)
      • Texas State second place (2012)
    • Raytheon MathMovesU Math Hero awards (2008, 2012)
    • Speech and Debate City champions (2014)
    • Verizon App Challenge winners (2014-15) - best in region, state and nation
    • International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition
      • Individual grand prize winner - Life Science ISEF, regional and state (2013)
      • Individual grand prize winner - Physical Science ISEF, regional (2013)
    • First place winner National DuPont Science Essay (2011)
    • Discovery Science Challenge finalists; speech and debate district champions (2012)
    • Listen to Life national essay contest finalist and grand prize winner (2013-14)
    • Global finalist in the Google Science Fair Competition (2013)
    • Individual seventh place Scripps National Spelling Bee (2013)
    • Grand and state recognition Duke Talent Search SAT program
    • Whiz Quiz district champs
    • FFA (Plano ISD) essay contest first place winner (2014)
    • Athletics
      • Boys eighth-grade football city champions (2014)
      • Girls eighth-grade volleyball A & B team city champions (2013)
      • Girls seventh-grade volleyball city champions (2013)
      • Girls seventh-grade B team city champions (2013)
      • Boys seventh-grade B team city champions (2013), A team undefeated season (2013)
      • Boys eighth-grade basketball undefeated city champions (2014)
      • Seventh-grade football undefeated city champions (2013-14)
    • Texas Instruments Innovations in STEM Teaching awards
      • Finalists (2013-14)
      • Winners (2007, 2012)
    • Plano Education Foundation Grants to Educators
    • 100% Teacher Membership in PTA
    • State of Texas Science & Engineering Fair competition:
      • 2013 grand prize Life Sciences & 2013 Best of Show
      • 2014 grand prize Physical Sciences & 2014 grand prize Life Sciences
      • 2015 grand prize Physical Sciences & 2015 grand prize Life Sceinces

    Campus ProgramsAVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination); boys and girls athletics; cheerleading; chess club; FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes); flag duty; FLAR (Foreign Language at Rice); Geography Bee; HOPE (Helping Other Peers Excel); MathCounts, Mock Trial; MSA (Muslim Student Association) club; music; NJAHS (National Junior Art Honor Society); NJHS (National Junior Honor Society); Poetry Book club; Raven Literary club; Ravens of Lore Speech club; science fair; soccer club; spanish; Spelling Bee; student council; Whiz Quiz; and yearbook.

    Parent Involvement OpportunitiesSchool Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Key Communicators; and PTA.

    Community Partnership2015-16 Everyone Matters Day.

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