South Plainfield, NJ
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South Plainfield Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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South Plainfield School District Details

South Plainfield School District
125 Jackson Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

3,623 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

South Plainfield School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Franklin Elementary School
1000 Franklin Ave
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
KG-04
Grant Elementary School
305 Cromwell Place
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
05-06
John E Riley Elementary School
100 Morris Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
KG-04
John F Kennedy Elementary School
2900 Norwood Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
KG-04
Roosevelt/administration School
125 Jackson Street
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
PK-PK
Roosevelt Elementary School
135 Jackson Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
PK-04
South Plainfield High School
200 Lake Street
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
09-12
South Plainfield Middle School
2201 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.5% 47.9%
Black 13.9% 16.4%
Hispanic 22.2% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.3% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.4% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.1% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.2% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,250 $35,567,500 57.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,671 $5,798,370 9.3%
Staff $569 $1,974,430 3.2%
General Administration $299 $1,037,530 1.7%
School Administration $842 $2,921,740 4.7%
Operation $1,478 $5,128,660 8.2%
Transportation $665 $2,307,550 3.7%
Other $586 $2,033,420 3.3%
Total Support $6,110 $21,201,700 34.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,570 $5,447,900 8.8%
Total Expenditures $17,930 $62,217,100 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%