Plainfield Elementary School

1850 Plainfield Dr
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Plainfield Elementary School serves 319 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Plainfield Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Plainfield Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Plainfield Elementary School's student population of 319 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Plainfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Plainfield Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than 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 Testing Rank
#439 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
15%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCCSD 62 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plainfield Elementary School is Maine West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Algonquin Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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