Leigh Elementary School

222 W 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Leigh Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50% in NE
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Leigh Elementary School's student population of 168 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Leigh Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Leigh Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#325 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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60-64%
46%
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45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
10%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
88%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leigh Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Leigh Elementary School's ranking?
Leigh Elementary School is ranked #325 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
How many students attend Leigh Elementary School?
168 students attend Leigh Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Leigh Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Leigh Elementary School?
Leigh Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Leigh Elementary School offer ?
Leigh Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Leigh Elementary School part of?
Leigh Elementary School is part of Leigh Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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