Elementary Schools in Clay County Schools


The Clay County Schools district in West Virginia is home to 4 elementary schools, serving students from kindergarten through 5th grade. The data reveals a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools, with Big Otter Elementary School and H E White Elementary School standing out as the top performers in the district.

Big Otter Elementary School ranks 144 out of 368 West Virginia elementary schools and received a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger, the highest in the district. The school outperformed the district and state averages in several academic areas, including 3rd and 4th grade math and 4th grade English Language Arts. H E White Elementary School had the lowest student-teacher ratio at 7.9 and received a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger in 2020-2021, the highest in the district.

In contrast, Lizemore Elementary School had the lowest proficiency rates in several areas, including 3rd grade English Language Arts (12.5%) and 4th grade math (26.7%). The data also reveals potential equity concerns, as the student populations in these schools are predominantly white, with limited racial diversity, and there are disparities in per-student spending across the district.

District Detail

 285 Church Street
Clay, WV 25043

 (304) 587-4266

SchoolDigger Rank:
38th of 55 West Virginia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,632

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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