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236 Polk Avenue
Clayton, WI 54004

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(715) 948-2163 x206
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December 02, 2014
I found myself in strong agreement with the more recent post. I do feel the school could be so much better if it would recognize that all students are not cut out of the same cloth. Sometimes talents are hidden. Sadly, those students go unnoticed. To put so much emphasis on athletics does indeed create a culture that is not entirely healthy for the student body. If the school wants to put so much emphasis on athletics, than to be fair to students who are not gifted athletically, it has to put forth that same energy and focus on other programs that can foster growth and confidence for more than just those who are athletically inclined.

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2009
I've found the Clayton Schools to be excellent, especially for the size. I have children in both the high school and elementary, and have found their teaching staff to be friendly, professional, and great at what they do. I also find that when I have a concern, they address it immediately (and I'm an admitted critic of the public school system). There's the typical small-town politics stuff that gets in the way at times, but I recognize that's nearly impossible to avoid in any small school. (Which is why I only gave four stars instead of five.) Also, for the size of this school, the extra-curricular programs are great. The music program is strong and has a talented staff leading it. The athletic programs are just as great. I'm very happy that my children go to Clayton schools.

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February 14, 2008
It is alright, until you get into about 8 grade, then they stop teaching...

- submitted by a student

March 11, 2007
This school provides a nurturing environment wherein all the students and staff interact to produce a safe and secure learning experience for all students. Because of its small size all the students are encouraged to participate in numerous extracirricular activities which helps to integrate newer students into the student body. Homecoming festivities include all the students in this small school, from K-12. Older students provide mentoring to younger students and the school supports the Kinship program for students who desire or need a big brother/big sister. The Arts program is superb and Clayton usually carries the hardware out of the multi-school competitions. The Music programs are limited because of the size of the school, but more individual attention is given to those who participate. The Clayton school teaches respect for self and for others and provides the students with a sense of community and security.

- submitted by a parent

November 18, 2004
I go to Clayton, and I have 2 words for ya: Horrible!

- submitted by a student

October 26, 2004
The educational opportunities at Clayton are minimal at best. Most children are instructed below-grade level and teachers are not provided with necessary teaching tools. Discipline and structure are lax. Although there are some good teachers here, the over-all quality of instruction is poor. Children who leave to attend public education find themselves well below level and many are retained or put in remedial courses. Teacher morale is low because of really low pay and lack of any positive feedback from the administration. Priorities are not uniform and too much time is spent off task in some classrooms. For the at-risk child that needs nuturing, there are caretakers on this campus but the real need of smaller classrooms is not provided. Teachers cannot meet the real needs of the children because of this. This is not a school for any child seeking to advance his academics. God have mercy on Clayton.

- submitted by a student
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Clayton High School
236 Polk Avenue, Clayton, WI  54004
(715) 948-2163 x206
Last modified Clayton High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Clayton High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top