Clay Elementary School



Clay Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clay Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 57
K 54
1 65
2 51
3 56
4 55
5 67
6 62
7 50
8 64
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 581 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clay Elementary School is the 435th largest public school in Illinois and the 14,994th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 581
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,994th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 435th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,518th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 511th out of 2,415

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Clay Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 316
(54%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 265
(46%)
145,297
(49%)

Clay Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 444
(76%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 70
(12%)
113,125
(39%)
 White 56
(10%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Clay Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 544
(94%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 37
(6%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Clay Elementary School is ranked 182nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clay Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 557
2014 582
2015 581

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
2013 16.7
2014 18.4
2015 16.7

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
2013 0.95332136445242
2014 0.96735395189003
2015 0.93631669535284

Compare Clay Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.6%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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