Plainfield high school

Plainfield North High School

Plainfield North is a high-rated public school in Plainfield, IL. There are 2,309 students ranging from grades 6 to 12. This school has the highest student-teacher ratio of any school featured on this list, as it currently sits at 18 students to 1 teacher. Test scores are moderate, with 54% of students scoring at least proficient in math and 51% in reading. There are a variety of clubs and activities for students to participate in, although the school is not rated as high in terms of health and safety.


Plainfield has a rapidly growing population that, before Plainfield North opened, was causing stress on the local school system. Plainfield North and Plainfield East were established to reduce this stress by providing an additional location for students to receive their education.

The school opened for the 2005 school year, inviting freshmen and sophomores to start their high school careers there. Later, these freshmen and sophomores progressed to juniors and seniors, with the school holding an entire student body by the 2007 school year.


Plainfield North is a member of the Southwest Prairie Conference and Illinois High School Association. Their mascot is the Tiger. Their teams are pretty competitive, though they hold few recent championships wins. Amongst the most winning teams is the girl’s volleyball team, which has 3 Regional championship wins and 3 conference championship titles. The baseball team also won the 4A state championship back in 2018.

If your child is interested in sports, here are some sports they may be able to participate in at Plainfield North High School:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Bowling
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Track & field 
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

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