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Plainwell High School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 685-9554

684 Starr Rd

Plainwell, Michigan


About Plainwell High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Plainwell High School is located in the Plainwell Community Schools district of the state of Michigan. It is one of 6 schools in its district.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 799 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Plainwell High School, the average teaching salary of $59,357 is higher than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Plainwell High School 799$7,13521$59,3570.13
Starr Elementary School (0.11 miles) 503$8,25917$58,2610.21
Plainwell Middle School (0.2 miles) 634$6,87521$56,1510.17
Gilkey Elementary School (0.8 miles) 446$7,58917$51,9510.17
Renaissance High School (1.42 miles) 98$2,57449$52,4490.17
Dix Street Elementary School (2.11 miles) 313$1,86415$50,1690.17

Plainwell High School

Number of pupils799
Funding per pupil$7,135
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$59,357
Diversity index0.13

Starr Elementary School (0.11 miles)

Number of pupils503
Funding per pupil$8,259
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$58,261
Diversity index0.21

Plainwell Middle School (0.2 miles)

Number of pupils634
Funding per pupil$6,875
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$56,151
Diversity index0.17

Gilkey Elementary School (0.8 miles)

Number of pupils446
Funding per pupil$7,589
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$51,951
Diversity index0.17

Renaissance High School (1.42 miles)

Number of pupils98
Funding per pupil$2,574
Pupils per teacher49
Average teacher salary$52,449
Diversity index0.17

Dix Street Elementary School (2.11 miles)

Number of pupils313
Funding per pupil$1,864
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,169
Diversity index0.17
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Rankings within Michigan
There are 3,555 schools in Michigan. Rankings don't always go up to 3,555 because some schools have missing data.
346thlargest school
433rdhighest number of FTE teachers
2854thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1494thhighest average teaching salary
2780thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1814thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2719thhighest diversity index
2043rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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