Welcome to Plano
City of Excellence
Plano is a vibrant suburb centrally located about 20 miles north of downtown Dallas. Plano is a fantastic place to live and run a business and is home to major corporate headquarters.
Plano Independent School District is top-rated and has over 54,500 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. PISD is rated #10 Best School District in Texas out of 995 districts. See the full report card from NICHE.
LARGEST EMPLOYER: CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL
SECOND: DXC TECHNOLOGY
THIRD: BANK OF AMERICA HOME LOANS
OTHER TOP 10: RED BEE MEDIA, TOYOTA, FRITO-LAY, JC PENNEY, NTTA DATA,
TEXAS HEALTH & MEDICAL CITY
Parks, Recreation, Shopping in Plano
PARKS & RECREATION
Plano is committed to providing an outstanding park system throughout the city.
Over 3800 acres of parks and trails, five recreation centers, numerous activity programs, and special events all contribute to the quality of life in Plano. This is managed by the nationally accredited Plano Parks and Recreation Department.
The yearly Plano Balloon Festival happens every September.
Recently redesigned, The Shops at Willow Bend offers world-class shopping, dining and events experience. The executive office tower is scheduled to open in 2019.
Some of the most desirable shopping in north Texas is The Shops at Legacy, with a prime location at Legacy and the North Dallas Toll Road. Enjoy dining, entertainment, services, and events. For more information about the numerous options visit Shopping in Plano.