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Plano East Senior High School is a public school in Plano, TX. It has 2,903 students in grades 11-12. There have been 493 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Overall Experience: PESH has been great and a wonderful experience me. This school has an enormous pond with ducks, geese, and turtles. Many students, during lunch, would go outside and feed the birds bread and bits of fruit.

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Recent Alumnus

On Administration & Policies: Principal King constantly walked and roamed the halls to make sure there were no students causing trouble. Dress code, I believe was fairly lenient (if you had the correct teachers). However, attendance policies were very strict. Teachers took tardies and absences very seriously, especially during senior year which would count towards senior exemption.

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Recent Alumnus

On Resources & Facilities: In my biology class this year, we experimented with gel electrophoresis and DNA barcoding (life's matrix). With the support of Collin County Community College, we were able to get all the materials, like a centrifuge, picofuge, etc. that we needed to carry out the barcoding.

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Recent Alumnus

On Educational Outcomes: Though I had an outstanding education at PESH, I feel somewhat sheltered in the affairs of the real world. Yes, I know how to say "no to drugs" and be aware of "stranger danger." But I have experienced little. However, with the heavy course load, I feel prepared to take on college.

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Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: Though in the IB program, majority of the students I was placed in class with were Asian. However, through out the rest of the school I noticed lots of diversity. With the introduction of the IB world school, PESH brought in 9th and 10th grade IB students so that all the IB students would stick together. We had peer support programs which were really helpful in making new friends and acquaintances.

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Plano East Senior High School is a public school in Plano, TX. It has 2,903 students in grades 11-12. There have been 493 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

92%

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1850

Based on 153 students surveyed
Math
640
Verbal
610
Writing
600

ACT:
29

Based on 89 students surveyed
Math
30
English
30
Reading
29
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 21% Diversity
  • 17% Variety of classes
  • 15% OFF CAMPUS LUNCH
  • 11% Library
  • 10% Open-mindedness
  • 10% Tutoring Availability
  • 10% Friends
  • 7% Band!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 30% Students who don't care about anything
  • 21% Sanitation
  • 17% Not enough lunch variety
  • 15% Apathetic teachers
  • 6% Little police enforcement
  • 6% Strictness
  • 4% Drug trafficking

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 42% Study HARD. Because there's a lot of competition
  • 19% The IB students make rank almost impossible
  • 19% Be yourself, study, and remember why you're there!
  • 8% Cool class options like video game design.
  • 8% Auto tech and Engineering Design class
  • 4% Have fun

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 59% Very large IB and AP population.
  • 26% IB World/AP classes, music, sports, journalism
  • 15% IB/AP Programs, Music programs, Education

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
52.0%
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Female
48.0%
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Racial Diversity

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White
41.2%
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Hispanic
25.9%
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Asian
15.4%
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African American
13.6%
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Multiracial
3.2%
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Native American
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%