Horizon Alternative School

  • Horizon Alternative School serves 54 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Horizon Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon Alternative School's student population of 54 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students54 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 319 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Alternative School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#308 out of 319 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
84%
77%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.290.37
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Graduation Rate30-34%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUinta County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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