Horace Elementary School

  • Horace Elementary School serves 226 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Horace Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 21%.

Top Placements

Horace Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Horace Elementary School's student population of 226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horace Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 450 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horace Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank
1%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
4%
9%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
93%
79%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horace Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.130.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Fargo 6 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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