Clayton Middle School

  • Clayton Middle School serves 307 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Clayton Middle School's student population of 307 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clayton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clayton Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1586 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
30%
16%
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White
47%
45%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clayton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCLAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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