Horizon Elementary School

7855 Old Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Horizon Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Horizon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Horizon Elementary School's student population of 674 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
11%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon Elementary School is Columbia High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Discovery Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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