Plainfield Central School



Plainfield Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plainfield Central School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 161
7 185
8 186
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plainfield Central School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, CT in the Plainfield School District. It enrolls 532 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 532
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 42

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Plainfield Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 271
(51%)
818
(51%)
 Female 261
(49%)
798
(49%)

Plainfield Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 478
(90%)
1,425
(88%)
 Black 22
(4%)
68
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
58
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
11
(1%)

Plainfield Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 245
(46%)
774
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(44%)
699
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(10%)
143
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Plainfield Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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 Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 597
2006 625
2007 572
2008 560
2009 573
2010 585
2011 595
2012 587
2013 593
2014 567
2015 532

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.7
2007 12.7
2008 11.4
2009 12.3
2010 14.3
2011 13.5
2012 14.7
2013 14.5
2014 13.2
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35678391959799
2006 0.3648
2007 0.29020979020979
2008 0.37678571428571
2009 0.3804537521815
2010 0.4017094017094
2011 0.43361344537815
2012 0.45826235093697
2013 0.46880269814503
2014 0.50617283950617
2015 0.53947368421053

Compare Plainfield Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
This School 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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