Clay Elementary School

  • Clay Elementary School serves 582 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Clay Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 582 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 582 students
Clay Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Clay Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Clay Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Clay Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Clay Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
5%
Clay Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
78%
25%
Clay Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
9%
17%
Clay Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
49%
Clay Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Clay Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Clay Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.31
Clay Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,609 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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