Top 10 Best Plainfield Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 15,063 students in Plainfield, NJ. Plainfield has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Plainfield, NJ are Warren Middle School, The Queen City Academy Charter School and Union County Teams Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Plainfield, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Plainfield have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Plainfield, NJ Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Warren Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Old Stirling Road
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 753-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 544 students
Rank: #22.
The Queen City Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
815 West Seventh Street
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 753-4700
Grades: K-9
| 342 students
Rank: #33.
Union County Teams Charter School
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
515 517 West Fourth Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 754-9043
Grades: K-12
| 400 students
Rank: #44.
East End School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Oneida Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6070
Grades: PK-4
| 465 students
Rank: #55.
Plainfield Academy For The Arts & Advanced Studies
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 West Front St
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 731-4421
Grades: 7-12
| 414 students
Rank: #66.
West End School
Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
447 Greenbrook Road
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6083
Grades: PK-4
| 498 students
Rank: #77.
Emerson Community School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4205
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #88.
Frederic W. Cook Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
739 Leland Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4215
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
North Plainfield Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
34 Wilson Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6040
Grades: 7-8
| 527 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Somerset School
Math: 23% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
303 Somerset Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6080
Grades: 5-6
| 448 students
Rank: #1111.
North Plainfield High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
34 Wilson Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,141 students
Rank: #1212.
Stony Brook School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
269 Grove Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6063
Grades: PK-4
| 247 students
Rank: #1313.
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(877) 643-4064
Grades: 9-12
| 240 students
Rank: #1414.
Dewitt D. Barlow Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
E Front St & Farragut Rd
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4300
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1515.
Evergreen Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1033 Evergreen Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4260
Grades: K-5
| 663 students
Rank: #1616.
Washington Community School
Math: 24% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
427 Darrow Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4230
Grades: PK-5
| 697 students
Rank: #1717.
Cedarbrook Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4280
Grades: K-8
| 665 students
Rank: #1818.
Clinton Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
West 4th St And Clinton Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 731-4220
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #1919.
Maxson Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
920 E Seventh St
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4310
Grades: 6-8
| 829 students
Rank: #2020.
College Achieve Central Charter School
Charter School
Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
365 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 625-1879
Grades: K-11
| 1,353 students
Rank: #2121.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 W. Front St
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 731-4250
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #2222.
Hubbard Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
661 W Eighth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4320
Grades: 6-8
| 746 students
Rank: #2323.
Plainfield High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
950 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 731-4390
Grades: 9-12
| 1,854 students
Rank: #2424.
Charles H. Stillman Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 W Fourth St
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4240
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cresthaven Academy Charter School
Charter School
530 West 7th Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 756-1234
Grades: K-4
| 389 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Plainfield, New Jersey

Plainfield, New Jersey Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1200 Myrtle Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908) 731-4270
Grades: 8-12
| 67 students
Bi Plainfield (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
221 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 755-8760
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students
1225 South Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 753-0030
Grades: K-8
| 403 students
232 Front St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 756-3500
Grades: 6-7
| n/a students
34 Wilson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 769-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,479 students
730 Central Street
Plainfield, NJ 07062
(908) 731-4290
Grades: K-5
| 213 students

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