West Clayton Elementary School

West Clayton Elementary School serves 503 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
West Clayton Elementary School operates within the Clayton County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 503 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 503 students
West Clayton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Clayton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
West Clayton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Clayton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
West Clayton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
West Clayton Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
West Clayton Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
92%
37%
West Clayton Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
West Clayton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.15 0.40
West Clayton Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
99%
56%
West Clayton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
6%
West Clayton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Clayton County School District's student population of 52,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,308 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,832 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
5
Number of Students Managed 52,296 3,213
Clayton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $518 MM $36 MM
Clayton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $544 MM $34 MM
Clayton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,308 $10,365
Clayton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,832 $9,935
Clayton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Clayton High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Clayton Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northcutt Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AtlantaNorth Clayton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 846 students
    0.5 miles
    1525 Norman Dr
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (770)994-4035
    0.59-12846
  • AtlantaNorth Clayton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 858 students
    0.9 miles
    5517 West Fayetteville Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (770)994-4025
    0.96-8858
  • AtlantaNorthcutt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    0.9 miles
    5451 West Fayetteville Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (770)994-4020
    0.9PK-5650
  • AtlantaMartin Luther King- Junior Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1014 students
    1.2 miles
    5745 West Lees Mill Rd
    AtlantaGA 30349
    (770)991-4651
    1.2PK-51014
  • RiverdaleCharles R. Drew High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1555 students
    1.6 miles
    6237 Garden Walk Blvd
    RiverdaleGA 30274
    (770)473-2700
    1.69-121555

School Reviews

i love west clayton elementary. my daughter has been going there since she was in the 1st grade and now she is in the 5th. the teachers and staff are so helpful and welcoming. the score (gifted) program is excellent. you are always udated on any new events or changes. i just have nothing but good things to say about this school!!!!
- Posted by Parent, 07/28/14

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