Clay Elementary School

Clay Elementary School serves 552 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Clay Elementary School operates within the Clay County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 552 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 552 students
Clay Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Clay Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Clay Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Clay Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Clay Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
White
100%
91%
Clay Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.12
Clay Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
23%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

Clay County s School District's student population of 1,975 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,482 in this district is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has declined by 24% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,221 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Clay County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
10
Number of Students Managed 1,975 3,691
Clay County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $43 MM
Clay County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $46 MM
Clay County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,482 $11,650
Clay County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,221 $12,559
Clay County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Clay County High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clay Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is H E White Elementary School (8.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClayClay Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
    0.4 miles
    419 Church St
    ClayWV 25043
    (304)587-2343
    0.46-8388
  • ClayClay County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 533 students
    1.3 miles
    1 Panther Dr
    ClayWV 25043
    (304)587-4226
    1.39-12533
  • BomontH E White Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 106 students
    8.2 miles
    501 Bomont Rd
    BomontWV 25030
    (304)548-7101
    8.2PK-5106
  • ClayBig Otter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    9.1 miles
    59 Ossia Rd
    ClayWV 25043
    (304)286-3111
    9.1PK-5262
  • LizemoresLizemore Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 134 students
    10.5 miles
    1 Lizemore St
    LizemoresWV 25125
    (304)587-4823
    10.5PK-5134

School Reviews

My son started kindergarten this year. He was really nervous and I was nervous as well. He has Miss Perdue an she is an amazing teacher. He has learned so much already. She is so patient and he says she makes it fun. There should be more teachers like her.
- Posted by Parent, 01/06/15

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