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Plano Senior High School is a public school in Plano, Texas. It has 2,614 students in grades 11-12. There have been 617 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2200 Independence Parkway
Plano, TX 75075
(469) 752-9300

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 617 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: When I first got to Senior I was a little worried about how big it was. Now, I can't imagine going anywhere else.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: I go off campus or come home a lot for lunch break.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Plano schools have lots of money. A very little comes from the state. Most comes from parents and boosters.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Many of my teachers hold not only Masters degrees, but also Doctorates.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: PSHS has some of the best student / faculty activities. There is always something to do.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
Jasper High School 3 mi. 1,829
Clark High School 4 mi. 1,513
Shepton High School 3 mi. 1,620
4.00 Pearce High School 4 mi. 2,109
4.33 Plano West Senior High School 4 mi. 2,150

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


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Plano Senior High School United States Clark High School Jasper High School Pearce High School Plano West Senior High School Shepton High School
White 56.0% 51.6% 46.0% 46.0% 53.0% 56.0% 53.0%
Asian 19.0% 4.7% 18.0% 36.0% 3.0% 17.0% 14.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 24.5% 16.0% 7.0% 33.0% 12.0% 15.0%
African American 6.0% 15.2% 13.0% 6.0% 6.0% 9.0% 12.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 4.0% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 11 50.2%
Grade 12 49.8%

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 55 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 21% Sense of family and pride
  • 20% Great music and art program
  • 17% Number of clubs
  • 17% Number of unique learning opportunities
  • 16% The environment and people
  • 6% Great athletics program
  • 2% New science classes
  • 1% Chess team

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 35% Sometimes the size
  • 15% No other options encouraged besides college
  • 15% I cant say! but we need to teach more life classe
  • 13% Students sent to subschool for no reason
  • 8% Teachers care more about test results than people
  • 6% Horrible parking-lots
  • 5% They give scholarships to people who don't deserve
  • 2% Teachers don't care to help improve student grades
  • 2% The Student body is incredibly unwelcoming
  • 0% Uninformed teachers and staff

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 42 responses

  • 40% The size - it feels like we are already in college
  • 24% All of the above
  • 17% Achievement potential of students

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 32% Tradition/ Family
  • 27% Diverse, Cool
  • 17% Spirited
  • 15% Intense but easy going
  • 5% Chic and wealthy
  • 2% Competitive
  • 2% College prepared

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 32% Take on a load that you can carry.
  • 29% Join clubs and activities to meet people
  • 22% It's a big school, but there are a ton of groups
  • 15% Choose higher level classes that you can handle
  • 2% Switch classes if your teacher can't control it

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 38% I love everything about this school.
  • 59% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 3% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.