Horizon Academy West

  • Horizon Academy West serves 451 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • Horizon Academy West's student population of 451 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Academy West's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Academy West is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 819 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
21%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
5%
13%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
81%
60%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
11%
22%
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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 Horizon Academy West.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score0.330.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorizon Academy West School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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Cant really say what this school is like because just picking up an application was quite an unpleasant initial experience. Without knowing anything about us or our situation, I was judged as a homeschool parent. I was asked why I hadnt tested him, how do I know where he's at without having tested him, I must not have done any work with him then, another homeschool parent tested their child so why didn't I ? I found the questions to be ignorant, judgemental, and condescending. I also didnt think the application asked appropriate questions of my child, such as what is your attitude towards school, how would your teachers describe your attitude towards school, how do you get along with your peers? For children who have been bullied and havnt had positive past school experiences, these questions are inappropriate and uncomfortable for the child and really set up the school year already being unfairly judged. None of the questions address children who are homeschooled either. If our first experience with this school is one of being narrowminded and judgemental than no thank you.
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