Clay Center School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 387 students in Clay Center School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kansas.
Public Middle Schools in Clay Center School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kansas public middle school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 32% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Clay Center School District are Clay Center Community Middle School and Wakefield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public middle school average of 35% (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
2 Schools
418 Schools
# Students
387 Students
144,924 Students
# Teachers
34 Teachers
10,479 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Clay Center School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 282 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
0.17
0.54
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,235 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
3,888 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
18 Students
28,744 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
n/a
9,014 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
353 Students
94,013 Students
% White Students
91%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
277 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
7,753 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,024
# Students in K Grade:
12
1,701
# Students in 1st Grade:
13
2,002
# Students in 2nd Grade:
14
2,093
# Students in 3rd Grade:
10
2,207
# Students in 4th Grade:
8
2,590
# Students in 5th Grade:
16
4,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
92
27,224
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
37,254
# Students in 8th Grade:
122
37,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
6,703
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
6,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
6,492
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
6,563
# Ungraded Students:
-
738

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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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 School District
  • 807 Dexter, Clay Center, KS, 67432-0040
  • (785) 632-3176
  • usd379.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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