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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.

Local Area
Students by Year Group
Federal Assistance

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.

Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Starr Elementary School0.13 miles
Plainwell High School0.2 miles
Gilkey Elementary School0.61 miles
Renaissance High School1.31 miles
Dix Street Elementary School2.31 miles
Rankings within Michigan
There are 3555 schools in Michigan.
612ndlargest 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
Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races4
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander7
American Indian or Aslaskan Native2
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander1

Out of 634 students, with a diversity index of 0.17

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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