Learn About Plano Texas

Plano is a nationally recognized city located approximately 20 miles north of the City of Dallas Central Business District.  It is the ninth largest city in the State of Texas with almost 270,000 residents.  (Wikipedia)   Plano was settled in the 1840's and became a railway center and farming community.  Plano began its transition in the 1980's when Frito-Lay and JC Penney relocated its headquarters to the region opting for the new Legacy "hub city" over other areas of the Dallas metroplex.  Since that time the City has grown substantially  and in 2013 was honored with the award by AreaVibes of being among the Best Places to Live in America.   Plano has areas that can accommodate any lifestyle from its trendy newly developed Legacy Town Center and Legacy West district to its revitalized and urban hip downtown environment on the east side.   Plano prides itself in its numerous parks, recreation centers libraries and public spaces.  Its schools are some of the top rated in the Dallas regional area.  Plano had 124 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists in 2017.  In 2016-17 Plano School District's average composite SAT score is 1720 compared to the state average of 1393. Advanced Placement (AP): Plano ISD’s AP program isone of the largest in the nation; 82% of AP exam scores for the senior high schools were 3+, exceeding the state average by 36 percent and the national average by 26 percent • 28 US Presidential Scholar Program candidates in 2016 .  Plano ISD Fact Sheet  

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