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Plainwell Middle School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 685-5813

720 Brigham St

Plainwell, Michigan


About Plainwell Middle School
5th Grade - 9th Grade

Plainwell Middle School is one of 6 schools in the Plainwell Community Schools district of Michigan.

Plainwell Middle School is a regular school, specialising in 5th Grade to 9th Grade. Compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 634 students.

The number of teachers at Plainwell Middle School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Plainwell Middle School, the average teaching salary of $56,151 is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Students by Year Group
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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 Middle School 634$6,87521$56,1510.17
Starr Elementary School (0.13 miles) 503$8,25917$58,2610.21
Plainwell High School (0.2 miles) 799$7,13521$59,3570.13
Gilkey Elementary School (0.61 miles) 446$7,58917$51,9510.17
Renaissance High School (1.31 miles) 98$2,57449$52,4490.17
Dix Street Elementary School (2.31 miles) 313$1,86415$50,1690.17

Plainwell Middle School

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

Starr Elementary School (0.13 miles)

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

Plainwell High School (0.2 miles)

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

Gilkey Elementary School (0.61 miles)

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

Renaissance High School (1.31 miles)

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

Dix Street Elementary School (2.31 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.
612thlargest school
799thhighest number of FTE teachers
2767thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1848thhighest average teaching salary
2343rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1383rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2419thhighest diversity index
2179thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 9th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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