Clay County High School

  • Clay County High School serves 301 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clay County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Clay County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Clay County High School's student population of 301 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clay County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Clay County High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1235 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
95%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.100.55
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClay County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Clay County High School is Monroe County High School (13.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Celina K-8 (1.1 miles away)
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