15920 W 10th Ave
Golden, CO 80401
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Free Horizon Montessori serves 415 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Free Horizon Montessori placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 415 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Free Horizon Montessori's student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Free Horizon Montessori is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Free Horizon Montessori is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#914 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
84%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 415 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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