Leighton Elementary School

  • Leighton Elementary School serves 631 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Leighton Elementary School's student population of 631 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leighton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leighton Elementary School is 0.26, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#115 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
86%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Leighton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.26n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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