Plainfield High School

Plainfield High School serves 700 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Plainfield High School operates within the Plainfield School District.

School Overview

The student population of 700 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 700 students
Plainfield High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Plainfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Plainfield High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Plainfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Plainfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
Plainfield High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
3%
21%
Plainfield High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
13%
Plainfield High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
88%
58%
Plainfield High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.61
Plainfield High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
32%
Plainfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Plainfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Plainfield School District's student population of 2,451 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,665 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Plainfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,451 1,685
Plainfield   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Plainfield   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM n/a
Plainfield   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $42 MM n/a
Plainfield   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,665 n/a
Plainfield   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,382 n/a
Plainfield   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brooklyn Correctional Institution High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plainfield Central Middle School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shepard Hill Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PlainfieldShepard Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 429 students
    0.4 miles
    234 Shepard Hill Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6432
    0.4PK-3429
  • MoosupMoosup Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 339 students
    1.7 miles
    35 Church St
    MoosupCT 06354
    (860)564-6430
    1.7KG-3339
  • SterlingSterling Community School
    Grades: PK-8 | 479 students
    3.4 miles
    251 Sterling Rd
    SterlingCT 06377
    (860)564-2728
    3.4PK-8479
  • PlainfieldPlainfield Central Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
    3.6 miles
    75 Canterbury Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6437
    3.66-8593
  • PlainfieldPlainfield Memorial School
    Grades: 4-5 | 372 students
    3.6 miles
    95 Canterbury Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6440
    3.64-5372

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