Clayton High School

Clayton High School serves 1,496 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Clayton High School operates within the Johnston County s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1496 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,496 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
13%
14%
Black
25%
27%
White
58%
52%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.59 0.45
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.
22%
47%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,443 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,576 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 59% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,428 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 33,443 1,330
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
District Total Revenue $365 MM $19 MM
District Spending $360 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,576 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,428 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cleveland High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clayton Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Clayton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClaytonWest Clayton Elementary School
    1012 South Lombard St
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-7113
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 940 students                      
  • ClaytonCooper Elementary School
    849 North Mial St
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-0256
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 591 students                      
  • ClaytonClayton Middle School
    490 Guy Rd
    ClaytonNC 27520
    (919)553-5811
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 771 students                      
  • ClaytonEast Clayton Elementary School
    2075 Nc Hwy 42 East
    ClaytonNC 27527
    (919)550-5311
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 562 students                      
  • ClaytonRiverwood Middle School
    204 Athletic Club Blvd
    ClaytonNC 27527
    (919)359-2769
    3.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1109 students                      

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