Clay Middle School

Clay Middle School serves 1,216 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Clay Middle School operates within the Carmel Clay s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,216 students
Clay Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Clay Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clay Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Clay Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
2%
Clay Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Clay Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Clay Middle School Black (1992-2012)
White
77%
71%
Clay Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Clay Middle School Sch Ethnicity Clay Middle 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.
0.39 0.45
Clay Middle 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.
7%
41%
Clay Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
8%
Clay Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,750 students has grown by 2118% over five years.
School District Name Carmel Clay s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 15,750 1,517
Carmel Clay s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $200 MM $21 MM
Carmel Clay s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $163 MM $18 MM
Carmel Clay s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $282,251 $13,002
Carmel Clay s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $229,911 $11,056
Carmel Clay s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carmel High School (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Riverside Intermediate School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mohawk Trails Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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