Plainfield High School - General Information
Plainfield High School has an enrollment of approximately 1500 students and offers a comprehensive educational program operating under a curriculum that offers a wide range of courses. The student body comes from a feeder school system that consists of two middle schools and ten elementary schools. The school proudly consists of a diverse population that includes students from many cultures.
Currently, the high school consists of two buildings, a grade 10-12 building and a grade 9, Freshman Success Academy building. The Freshman Success Academy is designed as a Small Learning Community. The benefit of the Freshman Success Academy is to increase student achievement by reducing anonymity and enhancing academic rigor. Eventually, the entire school population will be broken into Smaller Learning Communities. The school’s curricula and academic focus are being realigned to facilitate this mission.
The administrative structure of the high school consists of a Principal, and 4 Vice Principals.
Plainfield High School is a member of the Union County Athletic Conference. This is one of the most competitive conferences in the state. In 2011, the school’s basketball team won the state championship in their division. The school boasts that it has an Olympic size swimming pool and offers a full array of athletic activities and sports teams. Fall and spring sports programs are conducted at the Hub Stine Sports Complex situated on 22 acres. Hub Stine houses a 400-meter track, football stadium, baseball diamond, training fields, sixteen lighted tennis courts, locker facilities and trainers’ room. A complete equipped weight room is located at the high school. Athletic programs are designed to produce scholar athletes and to build each student’s character, integrity and self-discipline.
Plainfield High School offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities. Over 25 clubs and activities are available for student’s active participation to expand their knowledge and further develop their talents. The school’s robotics team and debate are among the state’s best.
Plainfield High School is quickly becoming the flagship of the district and expects to reach Blue Ribbon status in the very near future. We welcome all students!
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