Clay Elementary School

Clay Elementary School serves 603 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% 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 603 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 603 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 15:1 13:1
Hispanic
76%
24%
Black
9%
19%
White
13%
50%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.40 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.
90%
45%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,154 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,566 932
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
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 Wentworth Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grissom Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoGrissom Elementary School
    12810 South Escanaba Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (773)535-5380
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 324 students                      
  • ChicagoBurnham Elementary School
    13945 South Green Bay Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (708)862-8636
    1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 183 students                      
  • HammondAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    4221 Towle Ave
    HammondIN 46327
    (219)933-2475
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 630 students                      
  • RiverdaleCarver Military Academy High School
    13100 South Doty Ave
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    (773)535-5250
    2.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 531 students                      
  • ChicagoWashington G High School
    3535 East 114th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-5725
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1533 students                      

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