Plano West Senior High School

  • Plano West Senior High School serves 2,715 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Plano West Senior High School's student population of 2,715 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students2,715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers159 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plano West Senior High 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 0.70, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7518 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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
27%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
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 ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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