Clayton High School

Clayton High School serves 1,639 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% 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 1639 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,639 students
Clayton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Clayton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clayton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Clayton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Clayton High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
11%
13%
Clayton High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
23%
27%
Clayton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
52%
Clayton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Clayton High School Sch Ethnicity Clayton High 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.
0.58 0.89
Clayton High 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.
21%
45%
Clayton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Clayton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,091 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
4
Number of Students Managed 33,091 1,682
Johnston County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Johnston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $365 MM $19 MM
District Spending $360 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,576 $11,105
Johnston County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,428 $10,880
Johnston County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Clayton West Clayton Elementary School
    1012 South Lombard St
    Clayton , NC , 27520
    (919)553-7113
    0.5  mi  |  978  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Clayton Cooper Elementary School
    849 North Mial St
    Clayton , NC , 27520
    (919)553-0256
    0.8  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Clayton Clayton Middle School
    490 Guy Rd
    Clayton , NC , 27520
    (919)553-5811
    1.3  mi  |  760  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Clayton East Clayton Elementary School
    2075 Nc Hwy 42 East
    Clayton , NC , 27527
    (919)550-5311
    3.4  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Clayton Riverwood Middle School
    204 Athletic Club Blvd
    Clayton , NC , 27527
    (919)359-2769
    3.8  mi  |  1002  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Clayton, NC 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 0.30, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Clayton is Cooper Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.