Clay City Jr./Sr. High School is located in Clay City, Indiana, a town of 900 people in southern Clay County. The town boasts the Clay City Center for Family Medicine, a chiropractor, two banks, the Growers Cooperative, a United States Post Office, and several family-owned and -operated businesses in the Clay City area including a pottery, saw mills, automobile dealerships, and a grocery store. Local businesses, veterans' organizations, community service clubs, and churches actively support school programs. People who are not involved in local businesses, coal mining, or farming drive daily to Brazil, Terre Haute, Greencastle, Bloomington, or Indianapolis for employment.
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School is one of two high schools as part of Clay Community Schools. Currently there are just under 400 students in grades seven through twelve.
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School has a full-time Principal, a full-time Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, a part-time School Nurse, a full-time Media Specialist, and two full-time Guidance Counselors. There are thirty classroom teachers.
The school offers a vast array of curricula to satisfy the individual needs of its students. Business Professionals of America, Future Farmers of America, FCCLA, and TEAMS/STEM have won awards and been recognized at the state and/or national levels. The Imperial Regiment marching band has a long tradition of excellence at the state level and advanced to the State Finals in 2014-2015. Our Girls’ Basketball Team recently won three consecutive Sectionals; our Softball Team recently won "Back-to-Back" Sectionals, one Regional, and advanced to the Final Four; and our Boys’ Basketball Team has won "FourInARow" Sectionals, two consecutive Regionals, and advanced to the Final Four the past two years.
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School has consistently graduated 95% of its students and produced great results in state testing. It has set a positive precedent in a successful implementation of 1:1 Learning for its students.
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