Clay Elementary School

  • Clay Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clay Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Clay Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Clay Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Clay Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Clay Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clay Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#237 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Clay Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clay Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Black
n/a
4%
White
100%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clay Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clay Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.000.19
This chart display the diversity score of Clay Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 1990-91 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClay County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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My son started kindergarten this year. He was really nervous and I was nervous as well. He has Miss Perdue an she is an amazing teacher. He has learned so much already. She is so patient and he says she makes it fun. There should be more teachers like her.
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