Plano

In 2005, Plano was designated the best place to live in the Western United States by CNN Money magazine. In 2006, Plano was selected as the 11th best place to live in the United States by CNN Money magazine. Plano schools consistently score among the highest in the nation. It has been rated as the wealthiest city in the United States by CNN Money with a poverty rate of less than 6.4%. In 2008, Forbes.com selected Plano, University Park, and Highland Park as the three “Top Suburbs To Live Well” of Dallas. The United States Census Bureau declared Plano the wealthiest city of 2008 by comparing the median household income for all U.S. cities whose populations were greater than 250,000. The annual Plano Balloon Festival and the Plano International Festival are two of the city’s premiere cultural and entertainment events. In October 2010, Forbes magazine named Plano the safest city to live in America with a population greater than 250,000.

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Area and Demographic Info for Plano, Texas:

Median Age: 38.22 Median Home Sales Price: $255,253 Median Household Income: $83,748 Median Commute Time: 26.00 mins

Population: 271,653
Population Density: 3,793/sq mi
Population Change Since 2000: 4.83%
Education Climate: 4
Married: 126,590
Number of Households: 103,857
Households with children: 38,138
Average Household Size: 2.61
Annual Residential Turnover: 12.46%
Change in Average Household Income: 14.68%
Closest Major Sports Team: FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS (AA)
Closest Airport: Dallas Love Field
Closest College: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
Closest Jr. College: COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CLG-CENTRAL PARK

Schools:

Preschool

School Name Distance Type Grades
KIDS LEARNING CENTER 0.19 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
A+ PREP SCHOOL 0.82 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
ST PAUL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 0.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-1
WEST PLANO MONTESSORI SCHOOL 1.36 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-1
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-12
REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL FOR DEAF 1.96 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-5
PEARSON EARLY CHILDHOOD 1.97 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
WHITE DOVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL 2.12 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
CANYON CREEK DAY SCHOOL 2.21 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
MT OLIVE CHURCH OF PLANO SCHOOL OF THE ARTS 2.75 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
LITTLE MARVELS MONTESSORI 2.76 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
ITINERANT SP ED 2.98 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-12

Elementary

School Name Distance Type Grades
KIDS LEARNING CENTER 0.19 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
SPRING CREEK ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE K-12
GREAT LAKES ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE 1-12
CARLISLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 0.3 mi PUBLIC K-5
THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 0.58 mi PUBLIC K-5
A+ PREP SCHOOL 0.82 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
ST PAUL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 0.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-1
HUGHSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 0.94 mi PUBLIC K-5
CHRISTIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.24 mi PUBLIC K-5
WEST PLANO MONTESSORI SCHOOL 1.36 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-1
BETHANY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.36 mi PUBLIC K-5
HEDGCOXE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.69 mi PUBLIC K-5
MATHEWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.72 mi PUBLIC K-5
WELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.8 mi PUBLIC K-5
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-12
REGIONAL DAY SCHOOL FOR DEAF 1.96 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-5
DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.96 mi PUBLIC K-5
HARRINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.03 mi PUBLIC K-5
PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF NORTH PLANO 2.04 mi PRIVATE K-K
WHITE DOVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL 2.12 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
ANDREWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.14 mi PUBLIC K-5
CANYON CREEK DAY SCHOOL 2.21 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
RASOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.26 mi PUBLIC K-5
SAIGLING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.3 mi PUBLIC K-5
GULLEDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.47 mi PUBLIC K-5
SKAGGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.5 mi PUBLIC K-5
NEW STAR LEADERSHIP EDUCATION 2.53 mi PRIVATE K-5
DAFFRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.62 mi PUBLIC K-5
MT OLIVE CHURCH OF PLANO SCHOOL OF THE ARTS 2.75 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
LITTLE MARVELS MONTESSORI 2.76 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
ST. TIMOTHY ACADEMY 2.77 mi PRIVATE 2-7
WEATHERFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2.81 mi PUBLIC K-5
BRIDGE BUILDER ACADEMY 2.95 mi PRIVATE K-12
HOSPITAL/HOMEBOUND 2.98 mi PUBLIC K-12
ITINERANT SP ED 2.98 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-12

Middle

School Name Distance Type Grades
SPRING CREEK ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE K-12
GREAT LAKES ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE 1-12
SCHIMELPFENIG MIDDLE SCHOOL 0.54 mi PUBLIC 6-8
CARPENTER MIDDLE SCHOOL 1.19 mi PUBLIC 6-8
HENDRICK MIDDLE SCHOOL 1.28 mi PUBLIC 6-8
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-12
CLARK HIGH SCHOOL 1.99 mi PUBLIC 9-10
HAGGARD MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.05 mi PUBLIC 6-8
ROBINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.47 mi PUBLIC 6-8
C M RICE MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.73 mi PUBLIC 6-8
ST. TIMOTHY ACADEMY 2.77 mi PRIVATE 2-7
JASPER HIGH SCHOOL 2.77 mi PUBLIC 9-10
BRIDGE BUILDER ACADEMY 2.95 mi PRIVATE K-12
OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.96 mi PUBLIC 6-8
HOSPITAL/HOMEBOUND 2.98 mi PUBLIC K-12
ITINERANT SP ED 2.98 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-12
WILLOW BEND ACADEMY 2.99 mi PRIVATE 5-12

High

School Name Distance Type Grades
SPRING CREEK ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE K-12
GREAT LAKES ACADEMY 0.26 mi PRIVATE 1-12
ADULT BASIC ED 0.73 mi PUBLIC 9-12
LARRY D GUINN SPECIAL PROGRAMS CENTER 0.73 mi PUBLIC 9-12
BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1.85 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-12
CLARK HIGH SCHOOL 1.99 mi PUBLIC 9-10
PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 2.44 mi PUBLIC 11-12
JASPER HIGH SCHOOL 2.77 mi PUBLIC 9-10
PLANO ISD ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 2.92 mi PUBLIC 9-12
BRIDGE BUILDER ACADEMY 2.95 mi PRIVATE K-12
HOSPITAL/HOMEBOUND 2.98 mi PUBLIC K-12
ITINERANT SP ED 2.98 mi PUBLIC PRESCHOOL-12
WILLOW BEND ACADEMY 2.99 mi PRIVATE 5-12

Adult Other

School Name Distance Type Grades
CLARK HIGH SCHOOL 1.99 mi PUBLIC 9-10
PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 2.44 mi PUBLIC 11-12
OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL 2.96 mi PUBLIC 6-8