Clayton High School

Clayton High School serves 1,475 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Clayton High School operates within the Johnston County s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1475 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,475 students
Clayton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Clayton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Clayton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Clayton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Clayton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Clayton High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
13%
15%
Clayton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
24%
26%
Clayton High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
58%
51%
Clayton High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Clayton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Clayton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.59 0.45
Clayton High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
25%
47%
Clayton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Clayton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,852 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,321 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 49% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,189 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 33,852 1,120
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Johnston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $326 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,321 $10,864
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,189 $10,591
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cleveland High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clayton Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Clayton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClaytonWest Clayton Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 905 students1012 South Lombard St
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-7113
    0.5KG-5905
  • ClaytonCooper Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 571 students849 North Mial St
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-0256
    0.8PK-5571
  • ClaytonClayton Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 785 students490 Guy Rd
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-5811
    1.36-8785
  • ClaytonEast Clayton Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 556 students2075 Nc Hwy 42 East
    ClaytonNC 27527
    (919)550-5311
    3.4PK-5556
  • ClaytonRiverwood Middle School
    3.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1133 students204 Athletic Club Blvd
    ClaytonNC 27527
    (919)359-2769
    3.86-81133

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