Plainfield High School



Plainfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plainfield High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 485
10 516
11 528
12 548

Plainfield High School is a public high school of the Plainfield School District 202 located in Plainfield, IL. It has 2,077 students in grades 9th through 12th. Plainfield High School is the 78th largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,283rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,077
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 161.66

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Plainfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,060
(51%)
4,501
(52%)
 Female 1,017
(49%)
4,237
(48%)

Plainfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,318
(63%)
4,977
(57%)
 Hispanic 501
(24%)
2,102
(24%)
 Black 142
(7%)
905
(10%)
 Two or More 50
(2%)
253
(3%)
 Asian 50
(2%)
438
(5%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
14
(0%)

Plainfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,553
(75%)
6,833
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 414
(20%)
1,503
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(5%)
402
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Plainfield High School is ranked 165th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plainfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Plainfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2564
2006 2668
2007 2667
2008 2435
2009 2215
2010 2172
2011 2162
2012 2077

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 16.3
2007 18.7
2008 16.1
2009 15.6
2010 16.8
2011 17.5
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 0.19244935543278
2011 0.21924144310823
2012 0.2522869523351

Compare Plainfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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