Fort Plain Junior-senior High School

1 West St
Fort Plain, NY 13339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Fort Plain Junior-senior High School serves 342 students in grades 7-12.
Fort Plain Junior-senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fort Plain Junior-senior High School's student population of 342 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
342 students
This chart display total students of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Fort Plain Junior-senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2694 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
88%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Plain Junior-senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Fort Plain Junior-senior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia continues to explore the community school option as a way of maximizing resources for students. What is a community school and what are its benefits?
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

Quick Links