76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Plainview School serves 1,231 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Plainview School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Plainview School's student population of 1,231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
1,231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Plainview School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Plainview School is 0.47, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#610 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
16%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
2%
32%
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White
70%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥95%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Plainview School often compared to?

Plainview Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fyffe High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Plainview School?

The graduation rate of Plainview School is 95%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 90%.

How many students attend Plainview School?

1,231 students attend Plainview School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

70% of Plainview School students are White, 16% of students are American Indian, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Plainview School?

Plainview School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Plainview School offer ?

Plainview School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

What school district is Plainview School part of?

Plainview School is part of Dekalb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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