Po Box 542
Clay City, IL 62824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Clay City High School serves 57 students in grades 9-12.
Clay City High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Clay City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Clay City High School's student population of 57 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
57 students
This chart display total students of Clay City High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Clay City High School
Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Clay City High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Clay City High School by grade.

School Rankings

Clay City High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Clay City High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Clay City High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clay City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clay City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clay City High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Clay City High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Clay City High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clay City High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
93%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clay City High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clay City High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Clay City High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Clay City High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clay City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clay City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Clay City High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
What Are Alternative Schools and How Do They Impact College Admissions?
What Are Alternative Schools and How Do They Impact College Admissions?
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.
How Are Public Schools in the United States Actually Doing?
How Are Public Schools in the United States Actually Doing?
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 57 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links