Clay Elementary School



Clay Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clay Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 70
K 51
1 58
2 62
3 67
4 50
5 67
6 64
7 57
8 57
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Clay Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 603 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clay Elementary School is the 400th largest public school in Illinois and the 13,089th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 603
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,089th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 400th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,522nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 541st out of 2,345

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Clay Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 324
(54%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 279
(46%)
147,201
(50%)

Clay Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 453
(75%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 73
(12%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 55
(9%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Clay Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 545
(90%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 36
(6%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Clay Elementary School is ranked 174th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clay Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Clay Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 744
2006 738
2007 701
2008 689
2009 695
2010 669
2011 627
2012 603

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 22.4
2007 17.1
2008 17.7
2009 19.3
2010 20.3
2011 19.6
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83467741935484
2006 0.92682926829268
2007 0.99001426533524
2008 0.93468795355588
2009 0.93381294964029
2010 0.91928251121076
2011 0.92982456140351
2012 0.94029850746269

Compare Clay Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.0%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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