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

  • Town School Students Grades
  • South Plainfield Franklin
    312  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
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    Grant Elementary School
    544  students  |  Gr.  5-6
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    John E Riley
    331  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
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    John F Kennedy
    281  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
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    392  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
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    Roosevelt Administration
    46  students  |  Gr.  PK
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    So Plainfield Middle School
    554  students  |  Gr.  7-8
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    South Plainfield High School
    1178  students  |  Gr.  9-12

Town Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
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Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
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 .66, which is higher than the New Jersey average of .41. The most diverse school in South Plainfield is Roosevelt. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or in the USA.