South Plainfield Public Schools

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There are 8 public schools in South Plainfield, NJ, serving 3,638 students.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 49%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the state average of 12:1.

South Plainfield, New Jersey Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • South PlainfieldFranklin Elementary School
    1000 Franklin Ave
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    312 students | Gr. KG-4
  • South Plainfield
    Grant Elementary School
    305 Cromwell Place
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    544 students | Gr. 5-6
  • South Plainfield
    John E Riley Elementary School
    100 Morris Ave
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    331 students | Gr. KG-4
  • South Plainfield
    John F Kennedy Elementary School
    2900 Norwood Ave
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    281 students | Gr. KG-4
  • South Plainfield
    Roosevelt Administration Elementary School
    125 Jackson St
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    46 students | Gr. PK
  • South Plainfield
    Roosevelt Elementary School
    135 Jackson Ave
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    392 students | Gr. PK-4
  • South Plainfield
    So Plainfield Middle School
    2201 Plainfield Ave
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    554 students | Gr. 7-8
  • South Plainfield
    South Plainfield High School
    200 Lake St
    South PlainfieldNJ07080
    (908)754-4620
    1178 students | Gr. 9-12

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Did You Know?
South Plainfield, NJ 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 0.66, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in South Plainfield is Roosevelt Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.