Leigh High School

222 W 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 102 students in grades 7-12, Leigh High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in NE)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Leigh High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Leigh High School's student population of 102 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
102 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Leigh High School ranks within the top 5% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Leigh High School is 0.11, 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)
#36 out of 902 schools
(Top 5%)
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70-79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leigh High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leigh High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Leigh High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
White
94%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.11
This chart display the diversity score of Leigh High School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Leigh High School and public school graduation rate of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leigh High 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 High School's ranking?
Leigh High School is ranked #36 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Leigh High School?
The graduation rate of Leigh High School is 50%, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 87%.
How many students attend Leigh High School?
102 students attend Leigh High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Leigh High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Leigh High School?
Leigh High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Leigh High School offer ?
Leigh High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Leigh High School part of?
Leigh High School is part of Leigh Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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