North Clayton High School

North Clayton High School serves 899 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
North Clayton High School operates within the Clayton County School District.
The school district's 46% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 899 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 899 students
North Clayton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
North Clayton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Clayton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
North Clayton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
North Clayton High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
North Clayton High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
89%
37%
North Clayton High School Black (1994-2012)
White
n/a
44%
North Clayton High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Clayton High School Sch Ethnicity North Clayton High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.21 0.66
North Clayton High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
72%
51%
North Clayton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
7%
North Clayton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,630 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,298
Graduation Rate 46% 66%
Clayton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Charles R. Drew High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Clayton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Clayton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • College Park West Clayton Elementary School
    5580 Riverdale Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4005
    0.5  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • College Park North Clayton Middle School
    5517 West Fayetteville Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4025
    0.5  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • College Park Northcutt Elementary School
    5451 West Fayetteville Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4020
    0.6  mi  |  648  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Riverdale Oliver Elementary School
    1725 Cheryl Leigh Dr
    Riverdale , GA , 30296
    (770)994-4010
    1.6  mi  |  613  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • College Park Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
    5745 West Lees Mill Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)991-4651
    1.6  mi  |  957  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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