Plainview High School

  • Plainview High School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Plainview High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Plainview High School's student population of 301 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plainview High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plainview High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#868 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
2%
44%
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White
85%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.270.61
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Plainview High School is Elizabeth High School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 412 students
    4.8 miles
    440 Live Oak Street
    Elizabeth, LA 70638
    (318)634-5341
    4.8 PK-12 412
  • Oakdale Oakdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 622 students
    9.6 miles
    1515 Highway 1153
    Oakdale, LA 71463
    (318)335-0690
    9.6 PK-4 622
  • Pitkin Pitkin High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 496 students
    9.6 miles
    7239 Highway 463
    Pitkin, LA 70656
    (318)358-3121
    9.6 PK-12 496
  • Oakdale Oakdale High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
    10.5 miles
    101 North 13th Street
    Oakdale, LA 71463
    (318)335-2338
    10.5 9-12 288
  • Oakdale Oakdale Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 350 students
    10.5 miles
    124 South 13th Street
    Oakdale, LA 71463
    (318)335-1558
    10.5 5-8 350

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