West Clayton Elementary School

West Clayton Elementary School serves 444 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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%.
West Clayton Elementary School operates within the Clayton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 444 students
West Clayton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
West Clayton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Clayton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 16:1 15:1
West Clayton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
West Clayton Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
4%
12%
West Clayton Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
91%
37%
West Clayton Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
n/a
44%
West Clayton Elementary School White (1994-2004)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.17 0.66
West Clayton Elementary 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.
89%
51%
West Clayton Elementary 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.
3%
7%
West Clayton Elementary 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.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,298
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 North Clayton High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Clayton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northcutt Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • College Park North Clayton High School
    1525 Norman Dr
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4035
    0.5  mi  |  899  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • College Park North Clayton Middle School
    5517 West Fayetteville Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4025
    0.9  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • College Park Northcutt Elementary School
    5451 West Fayetteville Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)994-4020
    0.9  mi  |  648  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • College Park Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
    5745 West Lees Mill Rd
    College Park , GA , 30349
    (770)991-4651
    1.2  mi  |  957  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Riverdale Charles R. Drew High School
    6237 Garden Walk Blvd
    Riverdale , GA , 30274
    (770)473-2700
    1.6  mi  |  1594  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 28, 2014 - i love west clayton elementary. my daughter has been going there since she was in the 1st grade and now she is in the 5th. the teachers and staff are so helpful and welcoming. the score (gifted) program is excellent. you are always udated on any new events or changes. i just have nothing but good things to say about this school!!!! - Posted by Parent

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