Clayton school information

IndexClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores84%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Clayton.
  • 90.0% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 30.5% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Clayton

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  • Clayton High600 S Fayetteville StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,835 · Ratio: 19:173
  • Clayton Middle490 Guy RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 764 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Cleveland Elementary10225 Cleveland RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 872 · Ratio: 18:189
  • Cleveland High1892 Polenta RdGrades: 09 - 10Students: 594 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Cooper Elementary849 North Mial StGrades: KG - 05Students: 589 · Ratio: 15:180
  • East Clayton Elementary2075 Nc Highway 42 EastGrades: PK - 05Students: 585 · Ratio: 15:188
  • River Dell Elementary12100 Buffalo RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 793 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Riverwood Elementary108 Athletic Club BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 855 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Riverwood Middle204 Athletic Club BlvdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 983 · Ratio: 18:190
  • West Clayton Elementary1012 S Lombard StGrades: KG - 05Students: 1,021 · Ratio: 16:183

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Education level achieved in Clayton

IndexClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school89.4%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college70.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.1%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.5%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters8.8%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Zebulon, NC4,59081%18%
Micro, NC46880%17%
Four Oaks, NC2,06879%16%
Wilson's Mills, NC2,82375%10%
Raleigh, NC423,28774%9%
Clayton, NC17,27484%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jenison, MI17,27171%4%
Durango, CO17,26869%1%
Huntington, IN17,28478%14%
North Babylon, NY17,26268%1%
Cocoa, FL17,26157%17%
Clayton, NC17,27484%23%
Source: The Clayton, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.