Horizons Elementary School

Horizons Elementary School serves 649 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Horizons Elementary School operates within the North Thurston Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 649 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 649 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade Horizons Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Asian
7%
7%
Hispanic
15%
20%
Black
7%
5%
White
54%
60%
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.
0.65 0.39
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.
17%
37%
Horizons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name North Thurston Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 13,988 974
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,482 $12,260
North Thurston Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,527 $11,231
North Thurston Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Timberline High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aspire Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chambers Prairie Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LaceyChambers Prairie Elementary School
    6501 Virginia St Se
    LaceyWA 98513
    (360)412-4400
    0.9 mi | 529 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LaceyAspire Middle School
    5900 54th Ave Se
    LaceyWA 98513
    (360)412-4400
    1.2 mi | 283 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LaceyLakes Elementary School
    6211 Mullen Rd Se
    LaceyWA 98503
    (360)412-4600
    1.7 mi | 666 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • LaceyTimberline High School
    6120 Mullen Rd Se
    LaceyWA 98503
    (360)412-4860
    1.7 mi | 1642 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OlympiaEast Olympia Elementary School
    8700 Rich Rd
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)709-7150
    1.9 mi | 465 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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