Horizons Elementary School

Horizons Elementary School serves 717 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Horizons Elementary School operates within the North Thurston School District.

Overview

The student population of 717 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 717 students
Horizons Elementary School Total Students (1993-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Horizons Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade Horizons Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 21:1 19:1
Horizons Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
Horizons Elementary School American Indian (1993-2013)
Asian
7%
7%
Horizons Elementary School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
14%
20%
Horizons Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
6%
5%
Horizons Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
58%
59%
Horizons Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
12%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
Public School Average 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.
0.63 0.39
Horizons Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
15%
38%
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%
Horizons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,434 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name North Thurston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 14,434 935
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,482 $12,260
District Spending / Student $13,527 $11,231
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
  • OlympiaChambers Prairie Elementary School
    6501 Virginia St Se
    OlympiaWA 98513
    (360)412-4400
    0.9 mi | 553 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • OlympiaAspire Middle School
    5900 54th Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98513
    (360)412-4400
    1.2 mi | 297 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LaceyLakes Elementary School
    6211 Mullen Rd Se
    LaceyWA 98503
    (360)412-4600
    1.7 mi | 694 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • LaceyTimberline High School
    6120 Mullen Rd Se
    LaceyWA 98503
    (360)412-4860
    1.7 mi | 1636 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OlympiaEast Olympia Elementary School
    8700 Rich Rd
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)709-7150
    1.9 mi | 512 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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