Horizon Academy West

Tel: (505)998-0459
Grades KG-6
417 students
Horizon Academy West serves 417 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Horizon Academy West operates within the Albuquerque School District.

School Overview

The student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 417 students
Horizon Academy West Total Students (2009-2014)
Gender % Horizon Academy West Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Horizon Academy West Total Teachers (2009-2014)
Students by Grade Horizon Academy West Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Horizon Academy West Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
American Indian
2%
10%
Horizon Academy West American Indian Students (2009-2014)
Hispanic
76%
61%
Horizon Academy West Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
5%
2%
Horizon Academy West Black Students (2009-2014)
White
16%
25%
Horizon Academy West White Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.40 0.38
Horizon Academy West Diversity Score (2009-2014)
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.
50%
61%
Horizon Academy West Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
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.
16%
6%
Horizon Academy West Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

Albuquerque School District's student population of 93,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,580 in this district is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,518 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Albuquerque School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
1
Number of Students Managed 93,202 340
Albuquerque School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,022 MM $9 MM
Albuquerque School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,112 MM $9 MM
Albuquerque School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,580 $16,798
Albuquerque School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,518 $17,733
Albuquerque School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is West Mesa High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Adams Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Of The Rio Grande (1 miles away)
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  • AlbuquerqueJohn Adams Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    0.7 miles
    5401 Glenrio Rd Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    0.76-8690
  • AlbuquerqueMontessori Of The Rio GrandeCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 220 students
    1 miles
    1650 Gabaldon Dr Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87104
    (505)880-3744
    1KG-6220
  • AlbuquerqueSusie R. Marmon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
    1 miles
    1800 72nd St Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87120
    (505)880-3744
    1PK-5850
  • AlbuquerqueWest Mesa High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1502 students
    1.1 miles
    6701 Fortuna Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.19-121502
  • AlbuquerqueLavaland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 723 students
    1.2 miles
    501 75th St Nw
    AlbuquerqueNM 87105
    (505)880-3744
    1.2PK-5723

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