75 Canterbury Rd.
Plainfield, CT 06374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Plainfield Central School serves 499 students in grades 6-8.
Plainfield Central School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Plainfield Central School's student population of 499 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Plainfield Central School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Plainfield Central School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#538 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
25%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
88%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  2.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
Poor teachers and administrators.
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1  
Very poor and disrespectful teachers.
- Posted by
5  
i love this school and this is michael guilmette
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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