PHS Named to U.S. News World Report's "Best High Schools" List
Posted on 09/19/2023
Best High Schools List

Plainville High School has earned high national and metro area rankings via the  2023-2024 U. S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” report, according to Interim Superintendent of Schools, Kevin Case. The rankings evaluate close to 18,000 public high schools at the national, state and local levels. By earning a national ranking in the top 40%, Plainville High School achieved status as a U.S. News Best High School. 

According to a new release published by U.S. News & World Report, “the rankings showcase the schools whose students demonstrate outstanding outcomes, surpassing the anticipated benchmarks, including achieving high graduation rates.” Of the nearly 18,000 nationally ranked schools, Plainville High School ranked in the top 30% overall. Factors considered in compiling the rankings include: College Readiness, College Curriculum Breadth, State Assessment Proficiency, State Assessment Performance and Graduation Rate.


All of us at PHS are proud of this recognition. The faculty, staff, students and community work so hard to make PHS a positive and supportive learning environment for all. We would also like to recognize that everyone in Plainville Community Schools has an integral part in preparing our students for their high school experience, therefore we celebrate this recognition with them as well,” said Plainville High School Principal, Jen DeLorenzo.

We are so proud of the hard work of the Plainville High School staff as they continue to provide increased opportunities for our students, preparing them to become career and college ready. We are also proud of our students who are engaged participants in learning in and out of the classroom, and continue to be grateful for the support and partnership of the Plainville community,” noted Interim Superintendent of Schools, Kevin D. Case.