Henry B. Plant High School 2415 S Himes Ave, Tampa, FL33629 H. B. Plant is a Blue Ribbon School in the heart of Palma Ceia in South Tampa. Plant was recently awarded Five Star…More recognition from the State of Florida, and named one of Newsweek Magazine's Top 50 High Schools in the United States. The Washington Post, in its annual ranking of high schools in the United States, ranked Plant High as the 38th best school in the nation.The school was also awarded an A grade from the Florida Department of Education seven times in the last nine years. Robert Nelson is school principal.