Horizon Charter

  • Horizon Charter serves 1,358 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon Charter's student population of 1,358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 435% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6278 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horizon Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horizon Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Horizon Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Horizon Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Horizon Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horizon Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horizon Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Horizon Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Horizon Charter and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Horizon Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Horizon Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-64%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Horizon Charter and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horizon Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Placer Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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