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Plano ISD

Academics

Plano West Senior High School is in its 13th year of existence and is well established in the tradition of excellence in Plano ISD. Each graduating class has distinguished itself with numerous awards in the academic, athletic, and fine arts arenas.Plano West students are dedicated to academic excellence as demonstrated by the fact that the top 10% of the graduating classes maintains at least a 4.0 GPA, and the top half of the class maintains a 3.5 GPA. Plano West students are award winners in the fields of Science, Math, Economics, Writing, and the Fine Arts.

The dedication to academic excellence is also amplified through their scores on the state mandated TAKS tests. 100% of all Plano West students passed the Social Studies portion of the TAKS, while 97% passed ELA, 97% passed Science and 95% passed Math.

The atmosphere at Plano West is one of promoting success for all students. In addition to the regular curriculum, students are also offered Pre-AP classes and 28 AP classes. To understand the college experience students may also take college classes in English, Government and Economics through dual enrollment with Collin College in Plano. Annually, more than 13 million dollars in college scholarships are offered to our students. Plano West students are accepted to the top colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad.

Seventy percent of the staff members at Plano West hold advanced degrees in education. Our staff continually enhances the educational experience for each of our students. The academic performance of students at Plano West earned the school the 2009 Texas Business and Education Coalition Award, the most prestigious academic award a Texas Public School can achieve.

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This page last updated August 29, 2014.