Plainfield High School

Tel: (860)564-6417
Grades: 9-12

758 students

Plainfield High School serves 758 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 Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Plainfield High School operates within the Plainfield School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CT state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 758 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 758 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Plainfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.39. 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 (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
4%
20%
Black
2%
13%
White
88%
61%
All Ethnic Groups Plainfield High School Sch Ethnicity Plainfield High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.39
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.
28%
30%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,567 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Plainfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,567 1,845
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Plainfield   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $29 MM
Plainfield   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $28 MM
Plainfield   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,808 $15,687
Plainfield   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,240 $15,388
Plainfield   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • PlainfieldShepard Hill Elementary School
    234 Shepard Hill Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6432
    0.4 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • MoosupMoosup Elementary School
    35 Church St
    MoosupCT 06354
    (860)564-6430
    1.7 mi | 375 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • SterlingSterling Community School
    251 Sterling Rd
    SterlingCT 06377
    (860)564-2728
    3.4 mi | 489 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PlainfieldPlainfield Central Middle School
    75 Canterbury Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6437
    3.6 mi | 595 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PlainfieldPlainfield Memorial School
    95 Canterbury Rd
    PlainfieldCT 06374
    (860)564-6440
    3.6 mi | 407 students | Gr. 4-5                      

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Windham County, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.24, which is lower than the Connecticut average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Windham County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.