Clayton (john M.) Elementary School

  • Clayton (john M.) Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Clayton (john M.) Elementary School's student population of 597 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clayton (john M.) Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clayton (john M.) Elementary School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#46 out of 200 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clayton (john M.) 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
46%
17%
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Black
21%
30%
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White
32%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clayton (john M.) Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.650.68
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clayton (john M.) 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 NameIndian River School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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