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 declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 21% 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 Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Horizon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 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 Students (1989-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Horizon High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
43%
Horizon High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Horizon High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
81%
42%
Horizon High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Horizon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Horizon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,821 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,646 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four 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 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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $9,374
Paradise Valley Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,646 $8,323
Paradise Valley Unified  School District 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 (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
    5601 East Greenway Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

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

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 244 students                      
  • ScottsdaleDesert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
    6010 East Acoma Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-7000
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 422 students                      
  • ScottsdaleLiberty Elementary School
    5125 East Marilyn Rd
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6200
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 531 students                      
  • ScottsdaleNorth Ranch Elementary School
    16406 North 61st Place
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (602)449-6400
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 495 students                      

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