West Clayton Elementary School

  • West Clayton Elementary School serves 508 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • West Clayton Elementary School operates within the Clayton County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 508 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 508 students
West Clayton Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Clayton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
West Clayton Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Clayton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
West Clayton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
West Clayton Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
5%
14%
West Clayton Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
92%
37%
West Clayton Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
n/a
42%
West Clayton Elementary School White Students (1994-2004)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Clayton Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
West Clayton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Clayton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.41
West Clayton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
95%
57%
West Clayton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
West Clayton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Clayton County School District's student population of 52,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,390 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,018 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
5
Number of Students Managed 52,971 3,306
Clayton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $491 MM $33 MM
Clayton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $524 MM $33 MM
Clayton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,390 $10,007
Clayton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,018 $9,869
Clayton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/28/2014
i love west clayton elementary. my daughter has been going there since she was in the 1st grade and now she is in the 5th. the teachers and staff are so helpful and welcoming. the score (gifted) program is excellent. you are always udated on any new events or changes. i just have nothing but good things to say about this school!!!!
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