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 (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Clay Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2014)
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)
All Ethnic Groups Clay Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
96%
52%
Clay Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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
2%
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 $13,707 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,765 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,437 MM $12 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6,253 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,707 $16,005
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,765 $14,988
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoGrissom Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 337 students
    0.7 miles
    12810 S Escanaba Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (773)535-5380
    0.7PK-8337
  • ChicagoBurnham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 199 students
    1 miles
    13945 S Green Bay Ave
    ChicagoIL 60633
    (708)862-8636
    1PK-8199
  • HammondAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
    1.9 miles
    4221 Towle Ave
    HammondIN 46327
    (219)933-2475
    1.9PK-5661
  • RiverdaleCarver Military Academy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 502 students
    2.1 miles
    13100 S Doty Ave
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    (773)535-5250
    2.19-12502
  • ChicagoWashington G Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 847 students
    2.3 miles
    3611 E 114th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-5010
    2.3PK-8847

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.