Leigh Community Schools


The Leigh Community Schools district in Nebraska is home to two standout schools: Leigh Elementary School and Leigh High School. Both schools have consistently outperformed the state averages in academic assessments, with Leigh Elementary School ranking 73 out of 459 Nebraska elementary schools and Leigh High School ranking 43 out of 215 Nebraska high schools in the 2022-2023 school year.

Leigh Elementary School and Leigh High School have demonstrated exceptional academic performance, with students significantly outperforming the state averages in NSCAS/English Language Arts, NSCAS/Mathematics, and ACT assessments. Both schools have a predominantly white student population, with low percentages of free/reduced lunch recipients, indicating a relatively affluent and homogeneous student body. The schools also benefit from relatively small class sizes, with Leigh Elementary School having a student-to-teacher ratio of 15.2 and Leigh High School having a ratio of 8.8.

While the Leigh Community Schools district is home to two highly successful schools, there may be opportunities for improvement, particularly in areas where the schools are not at the highest levels of proficiency, such as ACT/Science at Leigh High School. Additionally, the district may want to explore ways to attract and retain a more diverse student population, as the current demographic makeup of the schools suggests a lack of diversity. Overall, the Leigh Community Schools district has established a strong foundation of academic excellence, and with continued efforts, these schools can continue to provide a high-quality education to their students.

District Detail

 222 W 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643

 (402) 487-3301

SchoolDigger Rank:
9th of 212 Nebraska districts

See the 2023 Nebraska District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 276

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 2 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nebraska Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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