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
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
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 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
4%
12%
Black
91%
37%
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 0.40
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 (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%

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
6
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,449
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
Clayton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
Clayton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
Clayton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
Clayton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 ParkNorth Clayton High School
    1525 Norman Dr
    College ParkGA 30349
    (770)994-4035
    0.5 mi | 899 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • College ParkNorth Clayton Middle School
    5517 West Fayetteville Rd
    College ParkGA 30349
    (770)994-4025
    0.9 mi | 808 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • College ParkNorthcutt Elementary School
    5451 West Fayetteville Rd
    College ParkGA 30349
    (770)994-4020
    0.9 mi | 648 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • College ParkMartin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
    5745 West Lees Mill Rd
    College ParkGA 30349
    (770)991-4651
    1.2 mi | 957 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RiverdaleCharles R. Drew High School
    6237 Garden Walk Blvd
    RiverdaleGA 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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Did You Know?
College Park, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.10, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in College Park is Paint Branch Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.