Leigh High School

  • Leigh High School serves 76 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Leigh High School's student population of 76 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leigh High School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leigh High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#576 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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White
85%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Leigh High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.260.29
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Graduation Rate≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeigh Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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