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Clay High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,402
Best High School in Florida
#137
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District CLAY
Type Public
 Phone (904)529-3000
 Location 2025 STATE HWY 16 W
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL 32043
Charter School No

Clay High School has an academic rating somewhat above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 137th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Clay High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White77.2%1,082
Black11.8%166
Hispanic6.7%94
Asian Pacific1.1%15
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races3%42

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 24.2%

31% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, CLAY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 114th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman350
Sophomore367
Junior337
Senior348
Total1,402

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
90%

7 out of 10

Rank: 140th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90%
Florida Median86%
Percentile72%
White90% to 94%*
Black80% to 89%*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 84%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 137th in Florida

Students at Clay High School scored an average 56% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 30.3% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls57%58%
Boys60%46%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black35% to 39%*30% to 34%*
Hispanic50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial--
White61%55%
With Disabilites40% to 44%*25% to 29%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1012

The average SAT score for Clay High School students in 2014 was 1012.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 275th in Florida

364 out of 685 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (53%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Florida median rate of 57% and in the bottom 40% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 106th in Florida

Clay High School offers 16 AP courses. 18 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 38% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Clay High School had 82 taking AP exams with a 29 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 35% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 18% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 16

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate36%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate38%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate34%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0

Location

Clay High School
2025 STATE HWY 16 W
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL
32043
(904)529-3000

8 out of 10 1

District

CLAY
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL