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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Leeds High School is an above average, public school located in Leeds, AL. It has 479 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 30 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.
Address
1500 Greenwave Drive
Leeds, AL 35094
Telephone
(205) 699-4510
Website

Leeds High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
23
71 responses
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$56,087
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$736
National
$949
Median Home Value
$141,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • The annual homecoming bonfire.
    33%
  • Football games
    24%
  • Homecoming Football Game eating boiled peanuts
    19%
  • Homecoming week
    10%
  • Baseball Games
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Prep Rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
479
Free or Reduced Lunch
52%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
30:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,511
Teachers in First/Second Year
25%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$9,387/ year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.16 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.16 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.16 responses
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My parents have given me the wonderful privilege to attend Leeds High School where the Mr. Brent Shaw is the principal. Promoting achievement, respect and success, Leeds High School and its faculty and staff has prepared me to attend Kennesaw State University in the fall of 2018. Being involved with various school organizations has enhanced my leadership skills and has also allowed me to build a network with people in and outside of my community. With so many different resources offered to the students it is nearly impossible to not be successful, and because of this the teachers do not accept the bare minimum just to get by. I appreciate Leeds City Schools beyond measure. Roll Greenwave!
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I love my school! With such great teachers and staff that are always there to help and support you, it's easy to wake up and want to go to school everyday. Our principal, Mr. Shaw, goes out of his way just to ensure the students that he loves them and will do anything for them. There are countless ways to get involved with the community and a number of clubs to join to help meet new people. The teachers take tge time to make sure their students understand and are able to obtain knowledge and perform well in the class room. Thank you Leeds High School! Roll Greenwave!
I liked almost everything about Leeds high school it is a great school. They have loving principals that will help you if you need anything. Leeds High School have nice classes, nice teachers and also a safe and clean environment. The reason I said I almost like everything about Leeds High School because everyone will be down some days. But at Leeds High School you have loving and caring people you can turn too to help you when you are feeling down.