Horizon Academy West

Grades: KG-6

437 students

Horizon Academy West serves 437 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Horizon Academy West operates within the Albuquerque School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 437 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
American Indian
5%
10%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
75%
60%
Black
4%
2%
White
15%
25%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.41 0.38
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.
47%
61%
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.
15%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,891 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
3
Number of Students Managed 100,891 312
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Mesa High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Adams Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Of The Rio Grande (1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlbuquerqueJohn Adams Middle School
    5401 Glenrio Rd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    0.7 mi | 703 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AlbuquerqueMontessori Of The Rio Grande
    Charter School
    1650 Gabaldon Dr Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87104
    (505)880-3744
    Charter School

    1 mi | 199 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • AlbuquerqueSusie R. Marmon Elementary School
    1800 72nd St Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87120
    (505)880-3744
    1 mi | 772 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlbuquerqueWest Mesa High School
    6701 Fortuna Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.1 mi | 1551 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AlbuquerqueLavaland Elementary School
    501 75th St Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.2 mi | 681 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.