Plainwell Middle School

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720 Brigham St

Plainwell, MI 49080

(269) 685-5813

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 640

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Plainwell Middle School

PMS as it's known locally is now 2 years into the more traditional middle school model (away from teams). The transition has been rocky because it's meant more work for the teachers (most middle schools made this transition before now) but the students are starting to reap the benefits - a more flexible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/09

With a son with special needs.This is the best school ever.They have did everything to help and protect my son.I feel this school is one of the best schools in west michigan .

Posted by a parent on 04/13/09

The decision to move away from teams for financial reasons has reduced the effectiveness of the middle school. Having known this school for several years due to having four children in the district, I can see the differences. Teachers are working hard to maintain quality education and communication, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/29/08

We are very pleased with Plainwell, our son is very happy here and thriving. Teachers have been great about communicating via email and at confereneces have offered helpful information. Office staff is first rate in assisting all of us, glad to be in Plainwell Schools.

Posted by a parent on 01/29/08

the best school ever!!!!!

Posted by a student on 12/02/07

As far as sports go the majority of the coaches have no real concern over teaching fundamentals or care if they destroy a kids desire to further his interest in sports. I've seen numerous kids quit because lack of coaching, or have a concern if the kids succeed. It's truly sad to see kids work hard, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/07

I am a student at Plainwell Middle and it is a very nice place to be. Most of the teachers are very kind and everyone likes them. The lunch food is also really good.

Posted by a student on 04/10/07

Although it's in a good district, this school in particular has too many teachers who do not care to put much time into their jobs. Class plans copied directly from the web, not necessarily appropriate for age group; most everything corrected by students, not teachers; most teachers not available to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/06

This school is a decent school. Most of the teachers are dedicated and helpful, but some are lacking in those areas. The school does not have a program for advanced students, and it needs one. Discipline is not a very high priority, many things that shouldnt be are let fly. There are some behavior problems ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/13/05

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Test scores for Plainwell Middle School

MEAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2013
Plainwell Middle School
Plainwell Community Schools
* In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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Plainwell schools — Plainwell Middle School is located at 720 Brigham St, Plainwell MI 49080. 720 Brigham St is in the 49080 ZIP code in Plainwell, MI The school district for Plainwell Middle School is the Plainwell Community Schools. Plainwell Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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