Plainfield Academy

  • Plainfield Academy serves 125 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Plainfield Academy's student population of 125 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plainfield Academy's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plainfield Academy is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
54%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.32
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Graduation Rate60-69%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainfield SD 202 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainfield Indian Trail Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 743 students
    0.5 miles
    14723 S Eastern Ave
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    (815)436-6128
    0.5 6-8 743
  • Plainfield Plainfield High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2070 students
    0.5 miles
    24120 W Fort Beggs
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    (815)436-3200
    0.5 9-12 2070
  • Plainfield Central Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 753 students
    0.8 miles
    23723 Getson Dr
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    (815)436-9278
    0.8 K-5 753
  • Plainfield Bonnie Mcbeth Learning Center Magnet School
    Grades: PK-K | 754 students
    0.9 miles
    15730 S Howard St
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    (815)439-4288
    0.9 PK-K 754
  • Plainfield Richard Ira Jones Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 866 students
    1.1 miles
    15320 W Wallin Dr
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    (815)267-3600
    1.1 6-8 866

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