Clay Elementary School

13231 S Burley Ave
Chicago, IL 60633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Clay Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Clay Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Clay Elementary School's student population of 632 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Clay Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Clay Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3051 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
76%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Clay Elementary School is Carver Military Academy High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Grissom Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Grissom Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 353 students
    0.7 miles
    12810 S Escanaba Ave
    Chicago, IL 60633
    (773) 535-5380
    0.7 PK-8 353
  • Chicago Burnham Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 200 students
    1.0 miles
    13945 Green Bay
    Chicago, IL 60633
    (708) 862-8636
    1 PK-8 200
  • Hammond Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 627 students
    1.9 miles
    4221 Towle Ave
    Hammond, IN 46327
    (219) 933-2475
    1.9 PK-5 627
  • Riverdale Carver Military Academy High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
    2.1 miles
    13100 S Doty Ave
    Riverdale, IL 60827
    (773) 535-5250
    2.1 9-12 479
  • Chicago Washington G Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 861 students
    2.3 miles
    3611 E 114th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-5010
    2.3 PK-8 861

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