Leighton school information

Average Test Scores28%37%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Leighton, AL educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Leighton public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 25% lower than than the Alabama average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Leighton public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.1% have completed high school, 9.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Leighton are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Leighton.
  • 72.7% of people in Leighton have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.1% of people in Leighton have completed high school.
  • 9.3% of people in Leighton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Leighton

Completed 8th grade72.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college30.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Leighton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Muscle Shoals, AL13,58563%29%
Underwood-Petersville, AL3,72355%11%
Killen, AL1,12951%3%
Rogersville, AL1,16150%2%
Florence, AL39,93845%9%
Leighton, AL93428%43%

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Coulterville, IL93431%38%
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Wilton, NH93543%13%
Leighton, AL93428%43%
Source: The Leighton, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.