Clayton High School

  • Clayton High School serves 877 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clayton High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Clayton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Clayton High School's student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students877 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clayton High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clayton High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#15 out of 2085 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
20%
16%
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White
60%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.47
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Graduation Rate≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Clayton High School is Juvenile Detention Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Louis Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    0.3 miles
    501 S Brentwood Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314)615-2974
    0.3 K-12 34
  • Saint Louis Meramec Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
    0.4 miles
    400 S Meramec Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314)854-6300
    0.4 K-5 371
  • Saint Louis Family Center
    Grades: PK | 114 students
    0.6 miles
    301 N Gay Ave.
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (314)854-6900
    0.6 PK 114
  • Saint Louis Reed Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 419 students
    1.1 miles
    9060 Ladue
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314)991-1456
    1.1 K-4 419
  • Saint Louis Flynn Park Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 322 students
    1.2 miles
    7220 Waterman Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63130
    (314)290-4421
    1.2 K-5 322

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Clayton High School (Go Greyhounds!) provides a quality environment for students in the formative years of their lives (adolescent through young adult). Education programs include traditional subjects (English, Science, Social Studies, Math) and a distinct advantage for college preparation as the school also has a top flight foreign language program and advanced courses in many areas including foreign language, music, theater and industrial arts. Athletics is an area that is well supported by students and faculty as an opportunity for young minds to learn and participate as they learn the values of team work, honesty and dedication. The level of involvement in all areas (academic and extracurricular) is supported by the triad of successful education (students, teachers and parents/the home) allows graduating Seniors a distinct advantage over many other schools because of the level of involvement and continual success of their alumni (CEO's of major corporations, medical professionals, lawyers and military leaders). Even though the facilities in every department are top flight, the difference between an education at Clayton and other public schools is the teachers and staff; they care about the students. As an alumni of this school I had a distinct advantage over my peers in the military because of the curriculum and the way that the district prepared me both academically and as a person for the challenges I would face 30 years after graduation.
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5  
CHS is the best public school in the St. Louis area (that's not biased, I swear). There is a surfeit of extracurricular activities, and in addition to the traditional band, one can take piano or guitar. Every student is encouraged to participate in a sport, although it is not manditory. We score extremely high every year on standardized tests, and frequently win in the top ten at academic competitions. We have one of the best football teams in the county. (Go Greyhounds!) CHS also features a mix of ethnic groups (unlike Ladue).
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