Plainwell High School

  • Plainwell High School serves 807 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Plainwell High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Plainwell High School's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plainwell High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plainwell High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#550 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
92%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainwell Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainwell Plainwell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 623 students
    0.1 miles
    720 Brigham St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269)685-5813
    0.1 6-8 623
  • Plainwell Starr Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
    0.1 miles
    601 School Dr
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269)685-5835
    0.1 K-5 517
  • Plainwell Gilkey Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 446 students
    0.6 miles
    707 South Woodhams St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269)685-2424
    0.6 K-5 446
  • Plainwell Renaissance High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
    1.4 miles
    422 Acorn St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269)685-1573
    1.4 9-12 96
  • Allegan Star Family Literacy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.2 miles
    623 N. 10th Street
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269)512-7700
    2.2 9-12 n/a

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