Horizon Charter

  • Horizon Charter serves 1,455 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Horizon Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Horizon Charter's student population of 1,455 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,455 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Horizon Charter
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Charter is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6076 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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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 2017-18 school year data.
White
66%
24%
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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%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate60-64%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestern Placer Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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