PROFICIENCY 43% 13% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Dekalb County

Plainview School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Dekalb County" in Rainsville, AL. There are a total of 1,167 students and 66 teachers at Plainview School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 558 free lunch students and 106 reduced lunch students.

Plainview School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is 13% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch558
Reduced lunch106


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment2
Taking some courses2
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Plainview School, there are a total of 2 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 2 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Plainview School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 75.7% 60.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 0.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.7% 23.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 12.5% 14.8% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Rainsville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2739291
Median age35.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

Education level achieved in Rainsville

Completed 8th grade79.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college42.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Plainview School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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