Plainfield South High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7800 Caton Farm Rd
Plainfield, IL 60586
Phone
(815) 439-5555
District
PLAINFIELD SD 202
County
KENDALL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2429
Classroom Teachers
138

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

7

(10 is best)

Better than 64.4% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Plainfield South High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

40 30 20 10 0
33%
33%
33%
34%
32%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
18
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 599 24.7%
Grade 10 623 25.6%
Grade 11 617 25.4%
Grade 12 590 24.3%
Total 2429 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.0% 56.9% 49.7%
Black 12.0% 11.1% 17.3%
Hispanic 27.8% 24.6% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 6.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.8% 26.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.3% 23.5% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.5% 3.4% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 123,830 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,031.9 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.3% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.2% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.8% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 8.3% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 36,756 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.1% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.6% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.4% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 27.7% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.5% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.1% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.4% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 2.3% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,953 $190,776,414 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $18,602,964 5.9%
Staff $282 $7,737,516 2.4%
General Administration $149 $4,088,262 1.3%
School Administration $610 $16,737,180 5.3%
Operation $788 $21,621,144 6.8%
Transportation $529 $14,514,702 4.6%
Other $307 $8,423,466 2.7%
Total Support $3,342 $91,697,796 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,218 $33,419,484 10.6%
Total Expenditures $11,512 $315,866,256 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%