South Plainfield School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by South Plainfield School District serving 1,025 students in South Plainfield, New Jersey.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the New Jersey state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the state average of 12:1.

South Plainfield School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • South Plainfield South Plainfield High School
    200 Lake Street
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908)754-4620

    Grades: 9-12 | 1025 students

Overview

School District NameSouth Plainfield School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,025 students
# of Teachers89 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students518 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students507 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.71
# of American Indian Students2 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students141 students
% Asian Students
14%
# of Hispanic Students242 students
% Hispanic Students
24%
# of Black Students168 students
% Black Students
16%
# of White Students467 students
% White Students
46%
# of Hawaiian Students5 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade:233
# of Students in 10th Grade:253
# of Students in 11th Grade:270
# of Students in 12th Grade:260
# of Ungraded Students:9

District Comparison

  • South Plainfield School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Plainfield School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Plainfield School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Plainfield School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,717 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,704. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $17,270 is less than the state average of $21,080. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$60 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Plainfield School District and average revenue for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$62 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of South Plainfield School District and average spending for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,717$20,704
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Plainfield School District and average revenue per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$17,270$21,080
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Plainfield School District and average spending per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
South Plainfield School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.43. The most diverse school in the district is South Plainfield High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.