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
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Clay Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 more than the state average of 0.30. 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 (1987-2013)
Hispanic
74%
23%
Black
8%
19%
White
14%
50%
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 0.30
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%
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%

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 418,637 949
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grissom Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoGrissom Elementary School
    12810 South Escanaba Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (773)535-5380
    0.7 mi | 328 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BurnhamBurnham Elementary School
    13945 South Green Bay Ave
    BurnhamIL 60633
    (708)862-8636
    1 mi | 186 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HammondAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    4221 Towle Ave
    HammondIN 46327
    (219)933-2475
    1.9 mi | 637 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ChicagoCarver Military Academy High School
    13100 South Doty Ave
    ChicagoIL 60827
    (773)535-5250
    2.1 mi | 533 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChicagoWashington G High School
    3535 East 114th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-5725
    2.3 mi | 1527 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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Chicago, IL 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 0.24, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Chicago is Jackson A Elementary Language Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.