Plano Senior High School in Plano, TX - Niche

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Plano Senior High School is a public school in Plano, Texas. It has 2,627 students in grades 11-12. According to state standards, 97% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 627 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

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4.1 from 627 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Plano Senior High School was the best preparation for college. The size of PSHS as well as the course load and freedoms gave me a step up in monitoring my life and academics in college.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I just moved here at the middle of my junior year. It has been better than I ever expected. The kids are nice, the teachers are challenging, and the school spirit is awesome.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: PSHS was a great place with rich traditions.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Plano Senior High School is the best high school known to man. There is a friendly student body and everyone has amazing spirit. The parents are involved in everything as well. The school is always fired up especially during football season and our Wildcat Spirit is always rushing through the campus. I love this school and I will miss it so much when I graduate in the Spring.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I loved all of my teachers! They know what they are teaching and are willing to help you in class or outside of class. They care about the student, grade and what the student will be doing after college. It makes it unique because they involve everyone with everything, there are fun pep-rallys to help encourage school spirit. I want my children to one day go to Plano Senior High School because it is full of tradition, fun, excelling in education and just an overall greatness from graduating Plano Senior.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Pearce High School 4 mi. 2,152
4.33 Plano West Senior High School 4 mi. 2,188
4.00 Richardson High School 5 mi. 2,592
4.00 Hebron High School 6 mi. 2,226
4.33 Plano East Senior High School 6 mi. 3,056

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Plano Senior High School United States Hebron High School Pearce High School Plano East Senior High School Plano West Senior High School Richardson High School
White 53.0% 51.0% 44.0% 51.0% 37.0% 54.0% 29.0%
Asian 22.0% 4.8% 25.0% 3.0% 18.0% 18.0% 7.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 25.0% 14.0% 36.0% 26.0% 13.0% 38.0%
African American 6.0% 15.0% 11.0% 7.0% 13.0% 10.0% 20.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 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 63 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 20% Sense of family and pride
  • 20% Great music and art program
  • 18% Number of unique learning opportunities
  • 17% Number of clubs
  • 16% The environment and people
  • 7% Great athletics program
  • 1% New science classes
  • 1% Chess team

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 36% Sometimes the size
  • 15% No other options encouraged besides college
  • 12% I cant say! but we need to teach more life classe
  • 11% Students sent to subschool for no reason
  • 8% Teachers care more about test results than people
  • 8% Horrible parking-lots
  • 4% They give scholarships to people who don't deserve
  • 3% Uninformed teachers and staff
  • 1% Teachers don't care to help improve student grades
  • 1% The Student body is incredibly unwelcoming

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 50 responses

  • 38% The size - it feels like we are already in college
  • 30% All of the above
  • 16% Achievement potential of students

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 29% Tradition/ Family
  • 22% Diverse, Cool
  • 16% Spirited
  • 12% Intense but easy going
  • 12% College prepared
  • 4% Competitive
  • 4% Chic and wealthy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 33% Take on a load that you can carry.
  • 27% Join clubs and activities to meet people
  • 22% It's a big school, but there are a ton of groups
  • 16% 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 38 responses

  • 42% I love everything about this school.
  • 55% 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.