Plainfield School District

651 Norwich Road
Plainfield, CT 06374
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,862 students in Plainfield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Plainfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
1,862 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
156 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Plainfield School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#151 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plainfield   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plainfield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plainfield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plainfield   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.30
0.66
# American Indian Students
14 Students
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
29 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
155 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
29%
# Black Students
67 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
1,550 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
83%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
154
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
147
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
133
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
124
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
170
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
141
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
151
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
146
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
166
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
113
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
131
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,525 in this school district is less than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,012 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$46 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Plainfield   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$45 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Plainfield   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,525
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plainfield   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,012
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plainfield   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Plainfield School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Moosup Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Church St.
Moosup, CT 06354
(860) 564-6430
Grades: K-3
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
Plainfield Central School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6437
Grades: 6-8
| 463 students
Rank: #33.
Plainfield Memorial School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6440
Grades: 4-5
| 311 students
Rank: #44.
Plainfield High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Putnam Road
Central Village, CT 06332
(860) 564-6417
Grades: 9-12
| 530 students
Rank: #55.
Shepard Hill Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
234 Shepard Hill Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6432
Grades: K-3
| 284 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Plainfield School District?
Plainfield School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,862 students.
What is the rank of Plainfield School District?
Plainfield School District is ranked #154 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Plainfield School District?
83% of Plainfield School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Plainfield School District?
Plainfield School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is Plainfield School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $24,012 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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