Horizon Academy West

1900 Atrisco Ave Nw,

Albuquerque, NM, 87120

Tel: (505)998-0459
Grades: KG-6

435 students

Horizon Academy West serves 435 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Horizon Academy West operates within the Horizon Academy West School District.

Overview

The student population of 435 students has grown by 5% 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 435 students
Horizon Academy West Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Horizon Academy West Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Horizon Academy West 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 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Horizon Academy West Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
5%
10%
Horizon Academy West American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Horizon Academy West Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
73%
59%
Horizon Academy West Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
5%
2%
Horizon Academy West Black (2009-2012)
White
14%
26%
Horizon Academy West White (2009-2012)
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.
0.45 0.73
Horizon Academy West Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
39%
61%
Horizon Academy West Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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%
Horizon Academy West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Horizon Academy West School District
Number of Schools
Managed
169
4
Number of Students Managed 95,423 589
Horizon Academy West School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,030 MM $10 MM
Horizon Academy West School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,214 MM $10 MM
Horizon Academy West School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,736 $16,127
Horizon Academy West School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,652 $16,153
Horizon Academy West School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque John Adams Middle School
    5401 Glenrio Rd Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87105
    (505)880-3744
    0.7  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Albuquerque Montessori Of The Rio Grande
    Charter School
    1650 Gabaldon Dr Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87104
    (505)880-3744
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  198  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Albuquerque Susie R. Marmon Elementary School
    1800 72nd St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87120
    (505)880-3744
    1  mi  |  774  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Albuquerque West Mesa High School
    6701 Fortuna Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.1  mi  |  1616  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albuquerque Lavaland Elementary School
    501 75th St Nw
    Albuquerque , NM , 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.2  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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