Plainfield Public Schools is a public school district located in Plainfield, NJ. It has 8,941 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 16% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.
Plainfield Public Schools Rankings
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- A237 Students
- B-214 Students
- B213 Students
- A-136 Students
- B129 Students
- A+104 Students
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- A-98 Students
- B94 Students
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Plainfield Public Schools Reviews
My experience in Plainfield has consisted of lack of organization and poor judgement on priorities. The high school shows little to no support for Clubs & Activities. There are also frequent, last minute, and often unnecessary alterations to procedures and policies that have been known to be inconvenient to teachers as well as students. These changes would include an on and off uniform policy, midterms grading weight, scheduling for delayed openings, etc.However, what I do like about Plainfield Public Schools is their involvement with the community. The district often hosts Carefree Friday’s at the high school in which students can participate in various physical activities and games (including swimming) accompanied by food and music. Changes I would like to see within the district include a more challenging/advanced curriculum amongst all schools and extended support towards school clubs.
Growing up in the Painfield public school district of new jersey, it has prepared me for the next level in unimaginable ways. I feel as though I have formed life long relationships with some of my teachers and other faculty. I have learned that although the environments might not have been the best, my instructors did the best that they could to give us the best education possible. Not all students showed care about the education and to some that can be discouraging, but they continued to stay late, creating lesson plans and I appreciated it all. Plainfield public school district may not look like all of that, but the people within it when I came up gave everything, and I am sure the attitude won't change.
The Plainfield Public School district has its pros and cons just like other district. The pros would be the there are some fantastic helpful teachers that actually care about the students and go out of their way to support the students. Also most of the teachers that are there have been for a very longtime or grew up in Plainfield knowing the struggles the student are faced with and can often relate. The cons would be that some of the teachers simply make it very difficult for students to succeed they give a lot of work with short deadlines and then do not supply the resources to help these students. Also the curriculum in the school district does not in the least prepare students for college level work leading to students having to take bridging class. Overall I have the district itself about a 3.