Clay Center school information

IndexClay CenterKansasNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools497079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Clay Center, KS educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clay Center public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 2% higher than than the Kansas average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clay Center public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 25.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clay Center are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Clay Center.
  • 90.7% of people in Clay Center have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in Clay Center have completed high school.
  • 25.0% of people in Clay Center have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clay Center

IndexClay CenterKansasNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Clay Center (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford, KS43545%10%
Wakefield, KS1,00642%14%
Clifton, KS51941%17%
Clyde, KS81930%40%
Clay Center, KS4,19338%22%

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Liberty, NY4,19328%44%
Comanche, TX4,19480%63%
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Clay Center, KS4,19338%22%
Source: The Clay Center, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.