Clayton school information

Average Test Scores72%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools71,89979,221
Total private schools253124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Clayton, MO educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clayton public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 41% higher than than the Missouri average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clayton public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 78.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 22.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Clayton.
  • 95.7% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 78.7% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clayton

Completed 8th grade95.7%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college90.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree80.7%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors78.7%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters45.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree22.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Chesterfield, MO47,71778%59%
Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
Clayton, MO16,03472%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Easthampton Town, MA16,04267%36%
Highland Village, TX16,02088%80%
Storrs, CT16,05965%32%
Vero Beach, FL16,07064%29%
Brunswick, GA15,99735%28%
Clayton, MO16,03472%45%
Source: The Clayton, MO 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.