Clay Middle School

  • Clay Middle School serves 411 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clay Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Clay Middle School's student population of 411 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students411 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Clay Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Clay Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Clay Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Clay Middle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#299 out of 644 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Clay Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clay Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clay Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clay Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clay Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
99%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clay Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clay Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.020.19
This chart display the diversity score of Clay Middle School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clay Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clay Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClay County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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