Plains Elementary School

  • Plains Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Plains Elementary School's student population of 340 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students340 students
This chart display total students of Plains Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Plains Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Plains Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
77%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plains Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.380.59
This chart display the diversity score of Plains Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Hadley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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