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Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 160%

Clayton school information

IndexClaytonMissouriNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexClaytonMissouriNational
      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%

      Clayton, MO School Districts

      • Clayton School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clayton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clayton, MO schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Clayton, MO, an average of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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.