Plano West Senior High School
Best High School in Texas#337
|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||11th grade to 12th grade|
|School District||PLANO ISD|
|Location||5601 W PARKER RD
PLANO, TX 75093
Plano West Senior High School has an academic rating somewhat above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 337th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Plano West Senior High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||8|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||4|
|Two or more races||3.3%||96|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 4.5%
10.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, PLANO WEST SENIOR H S students are largely wealthy and rank 52nd in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas669th
Rating4 out of 10
Students at Plano West Senior High School scored an average 71% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly below the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 43.9% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||50% or more*||80% to 89%*|
|Boys||50% or more*||65% to 69%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Black||50% or more*||60% to 69%*|
|Hispanic||suppressed*||70% to 79%*|
|White||50% or more*||60% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||suppressed*||40% to 59%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||50% to 59%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1192
The average SAT score for Plano West Senior High School students in 2015 was 1192.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT60%
Rank in Texas160th
Rating8 out of 10
1,725 out of 2,896 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (60%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 17% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate54%
AP Pass Rank in Texas87th
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Plano West Senior High School offers 28 AP courses. 54 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Plano West Senior High School had 1,127 taking AP exams with a 826 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||73%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||54%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||11%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||12%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||45%|
|AP Courses Offered||28|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
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Plano West Senior High School
5601 W PARKER RD