Clayton Elementary School

  • Clayton Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clayton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Clayton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Clayton Elementary School's student population of 514 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clayton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clayton Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#40 out of 205 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clayton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.430.69
This chart display the diversity score of Clayton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clayton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmyrna School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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