Clayton (John M.) Elementary School

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8/10
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Grades
PK-5
Students
605
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
51%
State avg: 39%
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English
60%
State avg: 52%
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Science
31%
State avg: 46%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
44%
White
31%
Black
23%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
560 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
252 Clayton Avenue
Frankford, DE 19945
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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