44 Clay High St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Clay Middle School serves 118 students in grades 6-8.
Clay Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 32% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 118 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Clay Middle School's student population of 118 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Clay Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Middle School is 0.19, 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
#2575 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
90%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 63% OH state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 64% OH state average).

How many students attend Clay Middle School?

118 students attend Clay Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of Clay Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

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

Clay Middle School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Ohio state average of 17:1.

What grades does Clay Middle School offer ?

Clay Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Clay Middle School part of?

Clay Middle School is part of Clay Local School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 118 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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