Clayton school information

IndexClaytonNew MexicoNational
Average Test Scores28%22%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools466779,221
Total private schoolsn/a16324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a557,963
The Clayton, NM educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clayton public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 27% higher than than the New Mexico average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clayton public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in New Mexico and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.1% have completed high school, 9.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clayton are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Clayton.
  • 63.3% of people in Clayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.1% of people in Clayton have completed high school.
  • 9.3% of people in Clayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clayton

IndexClaytonNew MexicoNational
Completed 8th grade63.3%81.4%84.3%
Completed high school60.1%80.0%83.0%
Completed some college34.5%58.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.8%34.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.3%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%11.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.8%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Texline, TX44570%41%
Clayton, NM2,90028%43%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Cordell, OK2,90085%73%
Hillsboro, KS2,90050%1%
Ford City, PA2,90049%1%
Schulenburg, TX2,90170%42%
Fayetteville, WV2,89834%31%
Clayton, NM2,90028%43%
Source: The Clayton, NM 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.