City of Excellence
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.
Top rated Plano Independent School District has over 54,500 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. PISD places #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
There’s an outstanding park system throughout the city, making Plano a fantastic place to live with your active family.
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. Plano Parks and Recreation Department is nationally accredited and manages the entire program.
The yearly Plano Balloon Festival happens every September.
Recently redesigned, The Shops at Willow Bend offers world-class shopping, dining and events experience and executive office tower.
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.