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
9 517
10 524
11 525
12 475

Plainfield High School is a public high school of the Plainfield School District 202 located in Plainfield, IL. It has 2,041 students in grades 9th through 12th. Plainfield High School is the 80th largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,482nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,041
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,482nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 80th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 684th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 102nd out of 828

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Plainfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,021
(50%)
4,751
(51%)
 Female 1,020
(50%)
4,486
(49%)

Plainfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,243
(61%)
5,369
(58%)
 Hispanic 501
(25%)
2,108
(23%)
 Black 159
(8%)
950
(10%)
 Asian 80
(4%)
475
(5%)
 Two or More 49
(2%)
277
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
16
(0%)

Plainfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,460
(72%)
7,102
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 451
(22%)
1,620
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 130
(6%)
515
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Plainfield High School is ranked 160th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plainfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.5%) is lower than the state average of 46.4%. 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
2013 2065
2014 2023
2015 2041

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
2013 17.4
2014 16.9
2015 17.5

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
2013 0.25811138014528
2014 0.32278793870489
2015 0.28466438020578

Compare Plainfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.5%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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