The school is "historical" and unique in its central location and basis as the hub of this small, isolated, and rural community. Currently the school has population of 167 students, kindergarten through sixth grades. The building itself was developed in a style recognizing the influence of early missions. The generations of families who have lived in the community continue to send their children to Clarksburg, making the school unique, reminiscent of early America. There continues to be strong parent and community support of the school.
In March 2006, the Board of the River Delta Unified School District voted to turn Clarksburg Elementary School into a Junior High School, enrolling students in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. (Kindergarten through sixth grades were enrolled in Bates Elementary in Courtland, California.) The school open in September 2006 as a middle school, and the staff has been engaged in the development of a 7th through 12th secondary program in conjunction with Delta High School which sits adjacent to Clarksburg Middle School on the same school site.