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  • Lincoln Elementary
  • 1020 Grant, Clay Center
  • Clay Center
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Garfield Elementary
  • 815 4th St, Clay Center
  • Clay Center
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Clay Center Community High
  • 1630 Ninth St, Clay Center
  • Clay Center
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Clay Center Community Middle School
  • 935 Prospect Street, Clay Center
  • Clay Center
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Clay Center school information

IndexClay CenterKansasNational
Average Test Scores38%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools497079,221
Total private schoolsn/a19024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a867,963
The Clay Center, KS educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clay Center public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 2% higher than than the Kansas average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clay Center public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Kansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 25.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Clay Center

IndexClay CenterKansasNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%87.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%86.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%31.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%11.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

Clay Center, KS School Districts

Clay Center Unified School District 379

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clay Center. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clay Center, KS schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Clay Center, KS, an average of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Clay Center schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Clay Center, KS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford, KS43545%10%
Wakefield, KS1,00642%14%
Clifton, KS51941%17%
Clyde, KS81930%40%
Clay Center, KS4,19338%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Liberty, NY4,19328%44%
Comanche, TX4,19480%63%
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Trent Woods, NC4,19437%25%
Golden Triangle, NJ4,19625%50%
Clay Center, KS4,19338%22%
Source: The Clay Center, KS 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.
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