TownTalk News received the following Press Release from Dr. Stephanie Howard, Superintendent of Plains ISD.

Plains ISD received notice this week that Plains High School has been included in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best High Schools 2017! Rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.

We are extremely proud of our high school students, faculty and staff who made this possible. Our high school is an outstanding campus with much tradition and pride related to academic excellence. More information can be found at these links: and