High Schools in North Plainfield School District


North Plainfield School District in New Jersey is home to a single high school, North Plainfield High School, which serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a diverse student population, with a majority Hispanic enrollment and significant African American and White representation. However, the academic performance at North Plainfield High School is consistently below the state average across multiple subject areas and grade levels.

North Plainfield High School's proficiency rates in English Language Arts, Algebra I, Geometry, and Science are all significantly lower than the state averages. For example, in Algebra I, the school's proficiency rates range from just 2.5% for 10th grade to 6.1% for the end-of-course assessment, compared to the state average of 13.2% and 35.1%, respectively. The school's four-year graduation rate of 89.1% is also slightly below the state average, and its chronic absenteeism rate of 18.1% is higher than the state's.

The high percentage of students (61.7%) receiving free or reduced-price lunch at North Plainfield High School suggests that the school serves a predominantly economically disadvantaged population, which may contribute to the observed academic challenges. Addressing these issues, such as providing targeted academic interventions and supporting economically disadvantaged students, could be crucial in improving the educational outcomes for the students at North Plainfield High School and the North Plainfield School District.

District Detail

 33 Mountain Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ 07060-4075

 (908) 769-6060

SchoolDigger Rank:
568th of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 3,512

Primary Schools: 3
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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