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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Plainfield High School is a public school located in Central Village, CT. It has 695 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
105 Putnam Roa
Central Village, CT 06332
Telephone
(860) 564-6417
Website

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1100
96 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
13%
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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$65,254
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$787
National
$949
Median Home Value
$169,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Dances/Prom
    33%
  • Pep rally
    22%
  • Sport Events
    22%
  • Theater
    22%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
695
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,921
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
31%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,814/ year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.15 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.15 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.15 responses
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Plainfield High School Reviews

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The four years that I have spent at Plainfield High School have been well. The atmosphere is pretty great, meaning people can talk to anyone. Students are friendly towards each other and have the ability to speak their minds. I am lucky to have a great group of friends around me. We all help each other through the classes we take and just supporting one and another. The faculty at Plainfield is great. The AP teachers are tremendous. The more advanced you get in high school, the better academic teachers are received. For me, I got to take all the classes I wanted when entering high school. I honestly feel like I am learning something from my classes. For the past two years, I have been with the same group of kids for my AP classes, to the extent where we have all became comfortable with each other. Due to this, and the amazing teachers of these classes, I really do want to learn.
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I attended Plainfield High School before the new high school was built. The school that I attended was mostly demolished except for the original historic portion, which still stands seperate from the new facility. Overall the administration and staff are very supporting. The curriculum is well suited for college prep and the school has good resources.
I love the variety of teachers that our administration has provided for the students. Each teacher takes on his or her own different style of teaching, which allows us students to challenge ourselves to adapt to different environments. I also love the fact that we are a newer school. Our a school was built in 2005, therefore I would consider my school to be up to date with recent technology and teaching techniques. Overall, my school has a fantastic environment. Everyone from the students, janitors, and to the guidance counselors bring a welcoming presence to my school.