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5210 Leigh Ave

San Jose, CA 95124

(408) 626-3405

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,681

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

58 Parent Reviews for Leigh High School

The reviews describing Leigh High school's management are spot on. My son attended Leigh 08-12. The staff do their best and many are very good. But the poor leadership has created an evironment that keeps quality education mediocre at best. My son was accepted some very good universities but still struggled ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/14

Leigh High School is currently going through administrative changes. This is good as the past four years have been less than stellar for the staff and the students. Despite any glowing reviews posted, Leigh is not a good environment for students that are unable to be self-taught or independent learners. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

Even though this is a large high school, it has a small school feel. The teachers are great and have a geniune sense of community and care for our students.

Posted by a parent on 06/17/14

Out of the 3 high schools I've been to, Leigh is by far the best one! The teachers I am fortunate enough to have are caring & for the most part good at what they do, with a few exceptions. Unlike a lot of the schools in the Bay Area, Leigh trusts their students enough to provide them with lockers which ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/28/14

I hope that these parents that post negative comments about Leigh High school are going directly to the Principal, Administration Offices and the District Superintendent to register their complaints. In addition, If all parents participated/supported the school and communicated with the above contacts ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/30/14

1 counselor per 900 students, administration is non-responsive regarding individual students issues. Was a great school 10 years ago. Wouldn't recommend Leigh for 2014. Needs new management and new Honors level teachers.

Posted by a parent on 01/29/14

Sartorette Elementary is an excellent school with caring teachers and staff. Though they have used their funds wisely, they still face the same challenges every school faces in CA.

Posted by a parent on 08/11/13

Wonderful high school. Excellent instructors and highly esteemed sports teams. Teachers are very supportive and highly educated.

Posted by a parent on 02/20/13

worst school in the bay go to los gatos. leigh needs money, so they can make the school better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by a parent on 12/08/12

This is a great high school which great facilities. They have a great football program and a recently upgraded stadium. They also offer a great band program.

Posted by a parent on 05/31/12

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Test scores for Leigh High School

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Test Year: 2012
Leigh High School
Campbell Union High School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Jose schools — Leigh High School is located at 5210 Leigh Ave, San Jose CA 95124. 5210 Leigh Ave is in the 95124 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The school district for Leigh High School is the Campbell Union High School District. Leigh High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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