Clay school information

IndexClayAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores35%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools11,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Clay, AL educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clay public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 6% lower than than the Alabama average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clay public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.1% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clay are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Clay.
  • 90.9% of people in Clay have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.1% of people in Clay have completed high school.
  • 24.9% of people in Clay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clay

IndexClayAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain Brook, AL20,53284%70%
Trussville, AL20,87260%21%
Springville, AL4,19953%7%
Margaret, AL4,53053%7%
Warrior, AL3,19852%6%
Clay, AL9,65935%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sparta, WI9,65944%10%
Roxborough Park, CO9,65737%26%
Eidson Road, TX9,65474%50%
Fort Bliss, TX9,65079%60%
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Clay, AL9,65935%29%
Source: The Clay, AL 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.