Clay Elementary School

Clay Elementary School serves 559 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Clay Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 559 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 559 students
Clay Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Clay Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Clay Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Clay Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Clay Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
77%
25%
Clay Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
9%
17%
Clay Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
12%
50%
Clay Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Clay Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.39 0.31
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.
95%
47%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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 (2003-2013)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 396,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Carver Military Academy High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wentworth Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grissom Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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