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
9 427
10 340
11 221
12 294
UG 111

Plainfield High School is a public high school of the Plainfield Public Schools located in Plainfield, NJ. It has 1,393 students in grades 9th through 12th. Plainfield High School is the 101st largest public high school in New Jersey and the 3,669th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.5

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Plainfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 734
(53%)
898
(50%)
 Female 659
(47%)
881
(50%)

Plainfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 721
(52%)
894
(50%)
 Black 658
(47%)
862
(48%)
 White 7
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Plainfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 950
(68%)
1,166
(66%)
 Not Eligible 328
(24%)
454
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(8%)
159
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Plainfield High School is ranked 20th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plainfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 1816
2006 1803
2007 1860
2008 1778
2009 1638
2010 1392
2011 1367
2012 1393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.4
2007 14.6
2008 13.9
2009 14.6
2010 12.5
2011 11.5
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.465859030837
2006 0.45424292845258
2007 0.54569892473118
2008 0.46400449943757
2009 0.52442002442002
2010 0.64727011494253
2011 0.62911485003658
2012 0.76453697056712

Compare Plainfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.5%
 

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