Leighton Elementary School



Leighton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leighton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 44
1 45
2 37
3 31
4 40
5 36
6 37
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 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Leighton Elementary School is the 623rd largest public school in Alabama and the 40,894th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,894th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 623rd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 20th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 493rd out of 782

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Leighton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(55%)
747
(51%)
 Female 138
(45%)
719
(49%)

Leighton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 182
(59%)
1,178
(80%)
 Black 76
(25%)
180
(12%)
 Two or More 25
(8%)
48
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(7%)
49
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Leighton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 188
(61%)
864
(59%)
 Not Eligible 98
(32%)
495
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(7%)
107
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Leighton Elementary School is ranked 495th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Leighton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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
2013 296
2014 316
2015 308

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
2013 13.3
2014 13.5
2015 12.9

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
2013 0.68243243243243
2014 0.64240506329114
2015 0.68181818181818

Compare Leighton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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