Clayton school information

Average Test Scores59%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools219179,221
Total private schoolsn/a12924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Clayton, DE educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clayton public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 37% higher than than the Delaware average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clayton public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.4% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Clayton.
  • 83.2% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clayton

Completed 8th grade83.2%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.7%1.3%

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

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Hartly, DE5077%56%
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Clayton, DE3,08059%20%

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Source: The Clayton, DE 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.