Clayton school information

IndexClaytonNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores63%45%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools466779,235
Total private schoolsn/a16324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,965

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Clayton.
  • 73.8% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.3% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Clayton

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  • Alvis Elementary4Th & AspenGrades: PK - 04Students: 243 · Ratio: 13:177
  • Clayton High323 South FifthGrades: 09 - 12Students: 166 · Ratio: 12:149
  • Clayton Junior High3Rd & SpruceGrades: 07 - 08Students: 85 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Kiser Elementary16 South 2Nd AvenueGrades: 05 - 06Students: 66 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Northerestern Nm Correctional FacilityNo Street AddressGrades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Clayton

IndexClaytonNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%81.1%83.8%
Completed high school72.3%79.5%82.4%
Completed some college42.7%57.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%33.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.5%26.1%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.8%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Texline, TX48581%18%
Clayton, NM2,38763%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grand Forks AFB, ND2,38778%14%
Yorktown, TX2,38681%18%
Nisswa, MN2,38683%22%
Utica, OH2,38875%10%
New Palestine, IN2,38587%28%
Clayton, NM2,38763%7%
Source: The Clayton, NM 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.