Plainfield East High School

12001 Naperville Rd
Plainfield, IL 60585
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Top 30%
Serving 2,021 students in grades 9-12, Plainfield East High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,021 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in IL)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Plainfield East High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Plainfield East High School's student population of 2,021 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,021 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
125 teachers
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School Rankings

Plainfield East High School ranks within the top 30% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Plainfield East High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#974 out of 3426 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Plainfield East High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
35%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plainfield East High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
33%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plainfield East High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
27%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
38%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Plainfield East High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Plainfield East High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plainfield East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plainfield East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plainfield East High School's ranking?
Plainfield East High School is ranked #974 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Plainfield East High School often compared to?
Plainfield East High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Plainfield North High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Plainfield East High School?
The graduation rate of Plainfield East High School is 96%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Plainfield East High School?
2,021 students attend Plainfield East High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Plainfield East High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plainfield East High School?
Plainfield East High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Plainfield East High School offer ?
Plainfield East High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Plainfield East High School part of?
Plainfield East High School is part of Plainfield SD 202 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,021 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35% (Top 30%)
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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