Horizon High School

Horizon High School serves 2,266 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Horizon High School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 2266 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,266 students
Horizon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Horizon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Horizon High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Horizon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 23:1
Horizon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.35 0.42
Horizon High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
2%
36%
Horizon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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
14%
Horizon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,405 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,489 is higher than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,411 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Paradise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
1
Number of Students Managed 32,405 311
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 78%
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $315 MM $3 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $312 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,489 $9,449
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,411 $8,879
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West-mec - Horizon High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sunrise Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Freedom Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ScottsdaleWest-mec - Horizon High School
    Vocational School
    Grades: 9-125601 East Greenway Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (623)873-1860
    09-12n/a
  • ScottsdaleFreedom Academy
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 241 students15014 North 56th
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)424-0771
    0.3KG-8241
  • ScottsdaleDesert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 427 students6010 East Acoma Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-7100
    0.5KG-6427
  • ScottsdaleLiberty Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 561 students5125 East Marilyn Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6200
    0.8PK-6561
  • ScottsdaleNorth Ranch Elementary School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 535 students16406 North 61st Place
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6400
    0.8KG-6535

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