Plainfield High School

  • Plainfield High School serves 683 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Plainfield High School operates within the Plainfield School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 683 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students683 students
Plainfield High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Plainfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Plainfield High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePlainfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Plainfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
Plainfield High School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
22%
Plainfield High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
4%
13%
Plainfield High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
91%
57%
Plainfield High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Plainfield High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsPlainfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.41
Plainfield High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
33%
Plainfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Plainfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Plainfield School District's student population of 2,337 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,397 in this district is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,083 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District NamePlainfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed2,3371,624
Plainfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Raten/an/a
Plainfield School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue$43 MM$31 MM
Plainfield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$42 MM$27 MM
Plainfield School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$17,397$17,550
Plainfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$17,083$15,389
Plainfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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