224 Spruce St
Clayton, NM 88415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Clayton Junior High School serves 67 students in grades 7-8.
Clayton Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Clayton Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Clayton Junior High School's student population of 67 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Clayton Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Clayton Junior High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#201 out of 742 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
58%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
42%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
73%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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