Clay Center School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,330 students in Clay Center School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Clay Center School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Clay Center School District are Lincoln Elementary School, Garfield Elementary School and Clay Center Community High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Clay Center School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Clay Center School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Clay Center School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,311 Schools
# Students
1,330 Students
476,419 Students
# Teachers
108 Teachers
34,093 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Clay Center School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#127 out of 286 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clay Center  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clay Center  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clay Center  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clay Center  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.18
0.56
# American Indian Students
5 Students
3,691 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
13,470 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
61 Students
98,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
9 Students
32,276 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
1,205 Students
300,604 Students
% White Students
91%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,026 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
27,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
64
16,833
# Students in K Grade:
99
32,393
# Students in 1st Grade:
92
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
85
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
89
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
96
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
98
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
92
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
122
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
107
37,258
# Students in 10th Grade:
90
36,210
# Students in 11th Grade:
95
35,159
# Students in 12th Grade:
101
34,362
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,666

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,489 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,444 is higher than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$21 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clay Center  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$21 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Clay Center  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,489
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clay Center  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,444
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clay Center  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Clay Center School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1020 Grant
Clay Center, KS 67432
(785) 632-2156
Grades: PK-3
| 380 students
Rank: #22.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
815 4th St
Clay Center, KS 67432
(785) 632-2125
Grades: 4-5
| 170 students
Rank: #33.
Clay Center Community High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1630 Ninth St
Clay Center, KS 67432
(785) 632-2131
Grades: 9-12
| 332 students
Rank: #44.
Clay Center Community Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
935 Prospect Street
Clay Center, KS 67432
(785) 632-3232
Grades: 6-8
| 269 students
Rank: #55.
Wakefield High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
502 Third
Wakefield, KS 67487
(785) 461-5437
Grades: 9-12
| 61 students
Rank: #66.
Wakefield Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
502 Third
Wakefield, KS 67487
(785) 461-5437
Grades: K-8
| 118 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Clay Center
  • 807 Dexter, Clay Center, KS, 67432-0040
  • (785) 632-3176
  • usd379.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.18

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