Po Box 542
Clay City, IL 62824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Clay City Junior High School serves 68 students in grades 6-8.
Clay City Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 68 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Clay City Junior High School's student population of 68 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Clay City Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Junior High School is 0.06, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2988 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
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27%
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Black
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17%
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White
97%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clay City Junior High School's ranking?

Clay City Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Clay City Junior High School?

68 students attend Clay City Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Clay City Junior High School students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Clay City Junior High School offer ?

Clay City Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Clay City Junior High School part of?

Clay City Junior High School is part of Clay City Community Unit School District 10.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 68 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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