Horizon High School

Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Horizon High School operates within the Decatur City School District.
Decatur City School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Horizon High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.32
Horizon High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
52%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

Decatur City School District's student population of 8,606 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 65% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,587 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,527 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Decatur City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 8,606 3,026
Decatur City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 74%
Decatur City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $30 MM
Decatur City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $92 MM $30 MM
Decatur City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,587 $10,181
Decatur City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,527 $10,301
Decatur City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 1986 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Long Term Case (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Term Case (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DecaturLeon Sheffield Magnet Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 355 students
    0.1 miles
    801 Wilson St Nw
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3056
    0.13-5355
  • DecaturLong Term CaseAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12
    0.1 miles
    910 Wilson St Ne
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)308-2308
    0.1KG-12n/a
  • Decatur Banks-caddell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    211 Gordon Dr Se
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3040
    0.7PK-5469
  • DecaturDecatur High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 956 students
    0.8 miles
    1011 Prospect Dr Se
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3011
    0.89-12956
  • DecaturDecatur High DevSpecial Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 46 students
    1 miles
    1011a Prospect Dr Se
    DecaturAL 35601
    (256)552-3008
    19-1246

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