High Horizons Magnet School

  • High Horizons Magnet School serves 419 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • High Horizons Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • High Horizons Magnet School's student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Horizons Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of High Horizons Magnet School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#712 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
25%
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Black
47%
13%
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White
13%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Great school. Was well diversed and really challenges students.
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