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Leighton Elem Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (256) 446-8351

8100 Old Highway 20

Leighton, Alabama


About Leighton Elem Sch
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Leighton Elem Sch is one of 8 schools in the Colbert County district of Alabama.

Leighton Elem Sch is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Alabama, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 308 students.

The number of teachers at Leighton Elem Sch has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Leighton Elem Sch is $55,660, which is higher than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Leighton Elem Sch 308$11,25513$55,6600.58
Colbert Co High Sch (0.17 miles) 424$9,58916$73,8240.51
Hatton Elem Sch (4.67 miles) 246$9,76715$50,4960.46
Hazlewood Elem Sch (6.61 miles) 237$10,31716$50,8790.55
Webster Elem Sch (6.89 miles) 208$9,48114$48,7370.46
Howell Graves PreSch (7.06 miles) 276$9,04916$49,8610.43

Leighton Elem Sch

Number of pupils308
Funding per pupil$11,255
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$55,660
Diversity index0.58

Colbert Co High Sch (0.17 miles)

Number of pupils424
Funding per pupil$9,589
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$73,824
Diversity index0.51

Hatton Elem Sch (4.67 miles)

Number of pupils246
Funding per pupil$9,767
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,496
Diversity index0.46

Hazlewood Elem Sch (6.61 miles)

Number of pupils237
Funding per pupil$10,317
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$50,879
Diversity index0.55

Webster Elem Sch (6.89 miles)

Number of pupils208
Funding per pupil$9,481
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$48,737
Diversity index0.46

Howell Graves PreSch (7.06 miles)

Number of pupils276
Funding per pupil$9,049
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$49,861
Diversity index0.43
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
1084thlargest school
850thhighest number of FTE teachers
224thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
243rdhighest average teaching salary
386thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
371sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
163rdhighest diversity index
118thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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