Plant High School District Listings and Homes For Sale
South Tampa is a unique and desirable place to live in the Tampa Bay area. And while there are many neighborhoods within South Tampa, there is one area that proves time and again to be highly coveted and sought after region: the Plant High School District (PHSD).
H.B. Plant High School is a Hillsborough County school opened in 1927 on South Himes Avenue in Tampa, Florida, United States. The school is named in honor of railroad and hotel tycoon Henry B. Plant. The school mascot is the Panther. The school motto is "Strength Through Unity." Plant High School has an enrollment of more than 2,500 students.
The school has a notable academic reputation, and is consistently ranked among the 100 Best High Schools in America (as designated by Newsweek). The US News and World Report ranked Plant High the 22nd best public school in the Florida and 321st nationally in 2012. The school has twice been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence (1990 and 1997). Plant High also offers free Advanced Placement Program testing as early as freshman year.
In 2014, Nike debuted their first High School limited edition shoe in honor of Plant High School. The shoe sold out in a matter of minutes.