Clay Elementary School

44 Clay High St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Clay Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Clay Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Ohio state average of 57%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Clay Elementary School's student population of 349 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Clay Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Clay Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1132 out of 3137 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
95%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clay Elementary School's ranking?
Clay Elementary School is ranked #1132 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Clay Elementary School?
349 students attend Clay Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Clay Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clay Elementary School?
Clay Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Clay Elementary School offer ?
Clay Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Clay Elementary School part of?
Clay Elementary School is part of Clay Local School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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