Plainfield School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,226 students in Plainfield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Plainfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Plainfield School District are Moosup Elementary School, Plainfield Central School and Plainfield Memorial School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Plainfield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Plainfield School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,028 Schools
# Students
2,226 Students
519,099 Students
# Teachers
177 Teachers
42,477 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Plainfield School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#134 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plainfield   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plainfield   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.24
0.64
# American Indian Students
22 Students
1,365 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
42 Students
26,989 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
106 Students
127,575 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
25%
# Black Students
89 Students
65,681 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
1,933 Students
279,874 Students
% White Students
87%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
640 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
20 Students
16,975 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
105
14,219
# Students in K Grade:
162
35,897
# Students in 1st Grade:
151
36,454
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
36,436
# Students in 3rd Grade:
148
37,589
# Students in 4th Grade:
162
38,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
174
39,747
# Students in 6th Grade:
177
39,166
# Students in 7th Grade:
163
39,685
# Students in 8th Grade:
159
39,781
# Students in 9th Grade:
162
42,608
# Students in 10th Grade:
168
40,348
# Students in 11th Grade:
166
39,804
# Students in 12th Grade:
186
38,926
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,393 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,444 is less than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$33 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$30 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,393
$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plainfield   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,444
$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plainfield   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Plainfield School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Moosup Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35 Church St.
Moosup, CT 06354
(860) 564-6430
Grades: K-3
| 299 students
Rank: #22.
Plainfield Central School
Math: 40% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
75 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6437
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #33.
Plainfield Memorial School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6440
Grades: 4-5
| 336 students
Rank: #44.
Shepard Hill Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
234 Shepard Hill Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-6432
Grades: PK-3
| 410 students
Rank: #55.
Plainfield High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Putnam Road
Central Village, CT 06332
(860) 564-6417
Grades: 9-12
| 682 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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