Leighton Elementary School



Leighton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leighton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 40
1 44
2 41
3 36
4 33
5 25
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Leighton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Leighton, AL in the Colbert County School District. It enrolls 281 students in grades 1st through 12th. Leighton Elementary School is the 656th largest public school in Alabama and the 42,812th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,812th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 656th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 141st out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 599th out of 783

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Leighton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 160
(57%)
766
(52%)
 Female 121
(43%)
703
(48%)

Leighton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(63%)
1,227
(84%)
 Black 68
(24%)
160
(11%)
 Hispanic 23
(8%)
40
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
31
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Leighton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(64%)
893
(61%)
 Not Eligible 79
(28%)
444
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(8%)
132
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Leighton Elementary School is ranked 558th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Leighton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.9%) is higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Leighton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 331
2006 302
2007 289
2008 296
2009 293
2010 261
2011 276
2012 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.3
2007 13.3
2008 13.2
2009 14.8
2010 12.9
2011 13
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74320241691843
2006 0.77483443708609
2007 0.71280276816609
2008 0.69932432432432
2009 0.7098976109215
2010 0.71264367816092
2011 0.76086956521739
2012 0.71886120996441

Compare Leighton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 71.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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