Plainfield High School

105 Putnam Road
Central Village, CT 06332
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 530 students in grades 9-12, Plainfield High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Plainfield High School's student population of 530 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
530 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Plainfield High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Plainfield High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#683 out of 942 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Plainfield High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plainfield High 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plainfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Plainfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Plainfield High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Plainfield High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Plainfield High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Plainfield High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
86%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Plainfield High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Plainfield High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plainfield High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut.
0.26
This chart displays the diversity score of Plainfield High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
89%
This chart displays graduation rate of Plainfield High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plainfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plainfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plainfield High School's ranking?
Plainfield High School is ranked #683 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Plainfield High School often compared to?
Plainfield High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Killingly High School, Plainfield Central School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Plainfield High School?
The graduation rate of Plainfield High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Plainfield High School?
530 students attend Plainfield High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Plainfield High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plainfield High School?
Plainfield High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Plainfield High School offer ?
Plainfield High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Plainfield High School part of?
Plainfield High School is part of Plainfield School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School/Half Day
August 29, 2024 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break (Early Release)
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
No School- Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
No School- Thanksgiving Break
November 29, 2024 (Friday)
No School- Spring Break
April 14, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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