Plainfield East High School

  • Plainfield East High School serves 2,250 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Plainfield East High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Plainfield East High School's student population of 2,250 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plainfield East High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plainfield East High School is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1306 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
45%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainfield 202 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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