Leigh Elementary School
Leigh Elementary School serves 162 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Leigh Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 162 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 9%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Leigh Elementary School's student population of 162 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Leigh Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Leigh Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#363 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% 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 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Leigh Elementary School?
162 students attend Leigh Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Leigh Elementary School students are White, 7% 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 16:1, 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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