44 Clay High St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Clay Elementary School serves 328 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 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 18:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 32% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Clay Elementary School's student population of 328 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 125% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Clay Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Clay Elementary School is 0.13, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1347 out of 3233 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
65-69%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
93%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

328 students attend Clay Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

93% of Clay Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Clay Elementary School?

Clay Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, 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 (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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