Plainfield South High School



Plainfield South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plainfield South 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
9 630
10 678
11 644
12 641

Plainfield South High School is a public high school of the Plainfield School District 202 located in Plainfield, IL. It has 2,593 students in grades 9th through 12th. Plainfield South High School is the 41st largest public high school in Illinois and the 553rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 131.84

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Plainfield South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,314
(51%)
4,751
(51%)
 Female 1,279
(49%)
4,486
(49%)

Plainfield South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,498
(58%)
5,369
(58%)
 Hispanic 692
(27%)
2,108
(23%)
 Black 244
(9%)
950
(10%)
 Asian 77
(3%)
475
(5%)
 Two or More 71
(3%)
277
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Plainfield South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,931
(74%)
7,102
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 489
(19%)
1,620
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 173
(7%)
515
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Plainfield South High School is ranked 142nd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plainfield South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.5%) 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 South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2289
2006 2233
2007 2215
2008 2287
2009 2325
2010 2439
2011 2439
2012 2461
2013 2546
2014 2579
2015 2593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 16.1
2007 18.5
2008 15.8
2009 16.7
2010 18.5
2011 18.5
2012 13
2013 19.8
2014 19.7
2015 19.7

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 0.24272242722427
2011 0.23944239442394
2012 0.22836245428688
2013 0.25019638648861
2014 0.29895308259015
2015 0.25530273814115

Compare Plainfield South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.5%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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