Clayton school information

IndexClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Clayton, NC educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clayton public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 23% higher than than the North Carolina average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clayton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 33.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Clayton.
  • 89.0% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 33.8% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clayton

IndexClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college66.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Wilson's Mills, NC2,43348%3%
Archer Lodge, NC4,61446%7%
Garner, NC27,62545%9%
Zebulon, NC4,81344%10%
Clayton, NC18,55354%9%

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Beltsville, MD18,55849%0%
Erlanger, KY18,56538%23%
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Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
Source: The Clayton, NC 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.