Plains High School

  • Plains High School serves 112 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Plains High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Plains High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Plains High School's student population of 112 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plains High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plains High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2823 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
74%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
26%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.390.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plains High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlains Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plains Plains Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 225 students
    0.0 miles
    811 Cowboy Way
    Plains, TX 79355
    (806)456-7401
    0.0 PK-5 225
  • Plains Plains Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    0.0 miles
    811 Cowboy Way
    Plains, TX 79355
    (806)456-7490
    0.0 6-8 111
  • Denver City Denver City High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 487 students
    15.1 miles
    601 Mustang Ave
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5950
    15.1 9-12 487
  • Denver City Dodson Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 434 students
    15.2 miles
    600 N Soland
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5931
    15.2 PK-2 434
  • Denver City Kelley Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 402 students
    15.2 miles
    500 N Soland
    Denver City, TX 79323
    (806)592-5920
    15.2 3-5 402

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