Plainfield Central School

  • Plainfield Central School serves 499 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Plainfield Central School's student population of 499 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plainfield Central School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#521 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plainfield Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plainfield Central School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plainfield Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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