Plano West Senior High School

  • Plano West Senior High School serves 2,765 students in grades 11-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Plano West Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Plano West Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Plano West Senior High School's student population of 2,765 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students2,765 students
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Total Classroom Teachers161 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plano West Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plano West Senior High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#7065 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
28%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
43%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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