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68%
  • Gilkey Elementary School
  • 707 South Woodhams St, Plainwell
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 428
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
51%
  • Plainwell High School
  • 684 Starr Rd, Plainwell
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 828
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
49%
  • Plainwell Middle School
  • 720 Brigham St, Plainwell
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Starr Elementary School
  • 601 School Dr, Plainwell
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 517
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
20%
  • Renaissance High School
  • 422 Acorn St, Plainwell
  • Plainwell Community Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 74
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Plainwell school information

IndexPlainwellMichiganNational
Average Test Scores46%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools63,42179,221
Total private schoolsn/a83524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Plainwell, MI educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Plainwell public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 13% higher than than the Michigan average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Plainwell public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Plainwell

IndexPlainwellMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Plainwell, MI School Districts

Plainwell Community Schools

There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Plainwell. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Plainwell, MI schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Plainwell, MI, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Plainwell schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Plainwell, MI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Otsego, MI3,97054%9%
Richland, MI85853%8%
Parchment, MI1,93151%4%
Hopkins, MI73950%2%
South Gull Lake, MI1,29850%2%
Plainwell, MI3,81246%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hopedale, MA3,81279%60%
Roosevelt Park, MI3,81333%34%
Southgate, KY3,81445%10%
North Hudson, WI3,81052%6%
French Camp, CA3,81023%53%
Plainwell, MI3,81246%7%
Source: The Plainwell, MI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.