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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 11%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Clayton, NC School Districts

      • Johnston County Schools

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clayton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clayton, NC schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Clayton, NC, an average of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Beltsville, MD18,55849%0%
      Erlanger, KY18,56538%23%
      Gautier, MS18,54134%32%
      Ashtabula, OH18,54059%20%
      Brigham City, UT18,58645%8%
      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.