Leeds High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Leeds High School
Leeds High School is a public high school located in Leeds, Alabama. Established in 1884, Leeds High School is one of the oldest schools in the state and has a long and proud history of excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The school’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment that encourages students to achieve their highest potential.
Leeds High School offers a rigorous academic program that includes Advanced Placement (AP) courses, honors classes, and a variety of electives. The school also has a strong athletic program, with teams competing in football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and more. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities such as band, chorus, drama, and student government.
Leeds High School is committed to providing a quality education for its students and is dedicated to preparing them for college and career success. The faculty and staff are committed to helping students reach their full potential, and the school provides a variety of resources to help students succeed. Leeds High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop into the best versions of themselves.
1500 Greenwave Drive
Leeds, AL 35094
9 – 12
Overview Leeds High School
Leeds High School serves 567 students in grades 9-12.
Leeds High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Leeds High School
Leeds High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Leeds High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.