Clay Elementary School

Clay Elementary School serves 627 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% 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.

Overview

The student population of 627 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 627 students
Clay Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Clay Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clay Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Clay Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Clay Elementary School Asian (1995-2009)
Hispanic
74%
23%
Clay Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
19%
Clay Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
14%
50%
Clay Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Clay Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Clay Elementary 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.
0.43 0.66
Clay Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
38%
23%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
54%
26%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 418,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
641
3
Number of Students Managed 418,637 797
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carver Military Academy High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington G High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abraham Lincoln Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago Grissom Elementary School
    12810 South Escanaba Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60633
    (773)535-5380
    0.7  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Burnham Burnham Elementary School
    13945 South Green Bay Ave
    Burnham , IL , 60633
    (708)862-8636
    1  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Hammond Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    4221 Towle Ave
    Hammond , IN , 46327
    (219)933-2475
    1.9  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chicago Carver Military Academy High School
    13100 South Doty Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60827
    (773)535-5250
    2.1  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chicago Washington G High School
    3535 East 114th St
    Chicago , IL , 60617
    (773)535-5725
    2.3  mi  |  1527  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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