00 Lyman Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Plains Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Plains Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Plains Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
22%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
72%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Plains Elementary School often compared to?

Plains Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mosier by visitors of our site.

How many students attend Plains Elementary School?

255 students attend Plains Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of Plains Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Plains Elementary School?

Plains Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.

What grades does Plains Elementary School offer ?

Plains Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-1 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Plains Elementary School part of?

Plains Elementary School is part of South Hadley School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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