Plano East Senior High School in Plano, TX - Niche

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Plano East Senior High School is a public school in Plano, Texas. It has 3,041 students in grades 11-12. There have been 663 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3000 Los Rios Blvd
Plano, TX 75074
(469) 752-9000

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 663 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Overall Experience: the school is a top school for this area; however, if I had it my way, I would not have so many students there.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Plano East is so diverse and filled with so many opportunities to make sure you succeed after graduating. Also the fact that it has a Culinary Arts program is the best part about going to PESH and I would do it all over again just to hang out with my friends and cherish those rushed moments in my 2 years attending there.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Some clubs get a little more respect then other clubs. Like NJHS gets more respect then AVID does which is unfair because everyone is in NJHS and not everyone is in AVID.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: I never ate on campus, always went off campus. That should say a lot
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Lots of fights would break out, lots of kids skipping classes. Dress code was broken all the time. I was bullied but none of the teachers seemed to care.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Allen High School 5 mi. 4,419
Wylie East High School 5 mi. 1,579
3.66 Wylie High School 5 mi. 1,738
2.66 Naaman Forest High School 6 mi. 2,454
4.33 Plano Senior High School 6 mi. 2,614

Around Plano East Senior High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Plano East Senior High School United States Allen High School Naaman Forest High School Plano Senior High School Wylie East High School Wylie High School
White 39.0% 51.6% 59.0% 30.0% 56.0% 61.0% 51.0%
Hispanic 26.0% 24.5% 14.0% 33.0% 13.0% 20.0% 18.0%
Asian 15.0% 4.7% 9.0% 14.0% 19.0% 2.0% 9.0%
African American 13.0% 15.2% 11.0% 17.0% 6.0% 12.0% 17.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 11 50.8%
Grade 12 49.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 60 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 20% Diversity
  • 16% Friends
  • 15% Variety of classes
  • 8% Open-mindedness
  • 7% Library
  • 7% Band!
  • 7% Tutoring Availability
  • 3% Drumline!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 24% Students who don't care about anything
  • 17% Sanitation
  • 13% Not enough lunch variety
  • 12% Apathetic teachers
  • 10% Parking lots and traffic
  • 10% The pond is never clean enough
  • 6% Strictness
  • 4% Drug trafficking
  • 4% Little police enforcement

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 52 responses

  • 44% Very large IB and AP population.
  • 27% IB World/AP classes, music, sports, journalism
  • 19% IB/AP Programs, Music programs, Education
  • 8% IB, health science acadamy, 1200 kids class 2015
  • 2% Our music department is highest ranked in the area

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 52 responses

  • 31% Diverse
  • 25% Large
  • 15% Winning with Class!
  • 12% EASTONE
  • 4% Hardworking
  • 2% Stupid
  • 2% Family

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 38% Study HARD. Because there's a lot of competition
  • 22% Be yourself, study, and remember why you're there!
  • 20% The IB students make rank almost impossible
  • 6% Have fun
  • 6% Auto tech and Engineering Design class
  • 4% Study. Figure out and establish who you are
  • 4% Cool class options like video game design.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.