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Plainfield, IN
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1 Red Pride Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168

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(317) 839-7711
(317) 838-3671
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April 12, 2014
Very pleased with how the school handles drug abuse and bullying! There is drug use and bullying anywhere you go now. Plainfield will work with the parents and students on correct discipline and make sure they go for help. Unfortunately not all students and their families take the right action or have a number of offenses. If plainfield school systems are made aware of any drug related issues or bullying they take immediate action! Thank you Plainfield school system for taking care of our children! Unfortunately you can't help them all but the effort is there!

- submitted by a parent

April 11, 2014
THE TRUTH! Lots of bullying and drug activity goes on here at Plainfield High School. Students are getting suspended/expelled all the time here for drug related problems. and there is a lot of bullying, and the school says they have a "zero tolerance for bullying" that is a lie. They dont do much. about it.

- submitted by a student

October 15, 2013
Plainfield HS discriminates against female students. I know this from firsthand experience. I planned to take social science classes that were requirements for graduation during my freshman year in hopes of having a chance to graduate a semester early. My counselor (a male) told me he believed girls my age should take another year of Home Economics. He removed the social science classes from my plan and put me in a third year of Home Ec. I did not get to graduate from high school a semester early. I did get opportunities to pursue a career and an advanced degree in science after moving out of Indiana.

- submitted by a community member

October 08, 2013
This school only cares about it's 4/5 star school status. The Teachers have way to much authority. It's only focus is on sports. It does a poor job at correctly things that are bad. If you are into sports you can get away with anything, it's all over looked. But if you are just a regular student then you will get disciplined. It's sad how the kids really don't matter if you aren't someone with money or into sports.

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2013
As parents we are very pleased with the school system in Plainfield. The teachers go above and beyond, there are a huge number of events/programs for our kids to enjoy/stay out of trouble, and they push a high level of education and morals.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2012
Plainfield High School is what you make of it. I am currently a sophmore and there is a many classes to chose from. The school does a good job getting inbetween students when needed. The school lets you learn and develop as a student and person. They try to stay out of other students business because they are busy trying to give us the best of the best. They make sure to discipline the ones that are causing major problems.

- submitted by a student

February 21, 2012
The kids are great but the head principal seems aloof from the students. She is apathetic regarding fair treatment of staff and students. The aqdministration cares only about funding, test scores, and what looks good on paper. THey make np effort to find the truth when any incident occurs.

- submitted by a community member

August 06, 2009
plainfield has such wonderful teachers they are commited to helping you learn & better your education & yourself. but there is a big clique problem here and not a lot of kids respect other kids or teachers. the rules are strict and you really have to watch your back. i will say that there is somewhat of a drug problem here.. but if your wanting a good education plainfield high school is amazing.

- submitted by a student

September 24, 2008
I currently attend Plainfield High school and I think it is a wonderful school. Our new school is beautiful. I love going here. Football games are so much fun and there is a lot of school spirit. At Plainfield you get the experience of a good education and a fun atmosphere.

- submitted by a student

September 24, 2008
I currently attend Plainfield High school and I think it is a wonderful school. Our new school is beautiful. I love going here. Football games are so much fun and there is a lot of school spirit. At Plainfield you get the experience of a good education and a fun atmosphere.

- submitted by a student

May 08, 2008
I loved Plainfield High school everyone is respectful

- submitted by a parent

November 26, 2007
Terrible school. People show no respect for each other including teachers.

- submitted by a parent

June 06, 2007
I just graduated PHS. I think it is a wonderful school! The teachers there are all very nice and always want to help kids if they need it. The principals handle their jobs very well and do a great job. I would recommend PHS to anyone looking for a FOUR STAR SCHOOL!!

- submitted by a student

October 18, 2006
I have been attending Plainfield High School for about a month now, and I have enjoyed it so far. The teachers try to help you in any way they possibly can. There may be a few teachers who may not be that way, but overall most of them are. This is a very good school to attend.

- submitted by a student

August 25, 2005
I attended Plaindield High School from 1998-2002. Although I dont have alot to say as far as the principal leadership, I can that the teachers, office workers, and guidance counselors were AWESOME. I personally feel the education I recieved at Plainfield High School was outstanding and the staff cared about each and every student. I have attended 2 other school systems and feel like Plainfield is one of the best. I am not an education major and I think my teacher in high school are to thank for that choice and my success in College.

- submitted by a student

June 08, 2004
My children went to Plainfield Schools K-12. I feel that their education is solid and that the school system is a good one. They both scored near or over 1400 on SAT's, so I feel they were learning what they needed. Availability of accelerated classes/opportunities frustratingly limited, especially as Freshmen... as well as the choice of electives throughout, mainly cut and dried basic classes. The school system tends to be conservative and few changes year to year, but there is strong emphasis on the kids themselves. The teachers care and do a great job. At times, the administration seems inflexible but helpful. Guidance leaves almost all of the college search/prep to the student/family...very little help. We missed $12,000 scholarship due to lack of assistance. Happy with our school choice overall.

- submitted by a parent

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Plainfield High School
1 Red Pride Drive, Plainfield, IN  46168
(317) 839-7711
Last modified Plainfield High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Plainfield High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top