Horizon Charter

  • Horizon Charter serves 1,348 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Horizon Charter operates within the Western Placer Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1348 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students1,348 students
Horizon Charter Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Horizon Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Horizon Charter Total Teachers (1996-2015)
Students by GradeHorizon Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:124:1
Horizon Charter Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Horizon Charter American Indian Students (1997-2015)
Asian
2%
11%
Horizon Charter Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
13%
54%
Horizon Charter Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Horizon Charter Black Students (1997-2015)
White
76%
24%
Horizon Charter White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Horizon Charter Hawaiian Students (2010-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Horizon Charter Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHorizon Charter All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.410.64
Horizon Charter Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
31%
50%
Horizon Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2015)
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.
27%
9%
Horizon Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2015)

District Comparison

  • Western Placer Unified School District's student population of 9,111 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,342 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,464 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameWestern Placer Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed9,1111,597
Western Placer Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$69 MM$17 MM
Western Placer Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$71 MM$18 MM
Western Placer Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,342$10,238
Western Placer Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,464$10,739
Western Placer Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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