Clay Elementary School



Clay Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clay Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 92
2 87
3 103
4 99
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Clay Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ephrata, PA in the Ephrata Area School District. It enrolls 461 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clay Elementary School is the 822nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 25,764th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 822nd out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,083rd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 901st out of 1,773

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Clay Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(52%)
1,481
(51%)
 Female 221
(48%)
1,425
(49%)

Clay Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 378
(82%)
2,408
(83%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
253
(9%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
86
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
72
(2%)
 Black 13
(3%)
80
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Clay Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 295
(64%)
1,591
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(31%)
1,133
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
182
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Clay Elementary School is ranked 940th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clay Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.0%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 376
2006 533
2007 535
2008 454
2009 457
2010 482
2011 492
2012 506
2013 483
2014 485
2015 461

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 16.3
2007 15.8
2008 16.4
2009 17.4
2010 19.5
2011 19.9
2012 20.4
2013 17.5
2014 17.5
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22340425531915
2006 0.20262664165103
2007 0.22429906542056
2008 0.22466960352423
2009 0.2253829321663
2010 0.24896265560166
2011 0.28861788617886
2012 0.37944664031621
2013 0.37267080745342
2014 0.35257731958763
2015 0.36008676789588

Compare Clay Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.0%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 04 461 15.4:1  
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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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