Horizon High School

Horizon High School serves 2,175 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Horizon High School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2175 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,175 students
Horizon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Horizon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Horizon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 18:1
Horizon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
5%
Horizon High School American Indian (1989-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Horizon High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
43%
Horizon High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Horizon High School Black (1988-2013)
White
81%
42%
Horizon High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Horizon High School Two or more races (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Horizon High School Sch Ethnicity Horizon High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.33 0.42
Horizon High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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
37%
Horizon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Horizon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,512 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Paradise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
1
Number of Students Managed 33,512 299
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $299 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $9,374
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,646 $8,323
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West-mec - Horizon High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ScottsdaleDesert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
    6010 East Acoma Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-7000
    0.8 mi | 422 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ScottsdaleNorth Ranch Elementary School
    16406 North 61st Place
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6400
    0.8 mi | 495 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ScottsdaleSandpiper Elementary School
    6724 East Hearn Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6300
    0.8 mi | 406 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ScottsdaleWest-mec - Horizon High School
    Vocational School
    5601 East Greenway Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    1 mi | 1 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ScottsdaleFreedom Academy
    Charter School
    15014 North 56th
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)424-0771
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 244 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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