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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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South Plainfield High School is an above average, public school located in South Plainfield, NJ. It has 1,023 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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200 Lake Street
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1150
287 responses
Average ACT
26
36 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$101,565
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,702
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$340,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
46%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Cultural Heritage Day
    38%
  • Gold Card Picnic
    19%
  • Wrestling matches
    13%
  • Orchestra events
    6%
  • Rock Darfur Concert
    6%
  • School Play
    6%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,023
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,695
Teachers in First/Second Year
7%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 26 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 26 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 26 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$19,198 / year
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

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