7855 Old Madison Pike
Madison, AL 35758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Horizon Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Horizon Elementary School's student population of 597 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#56 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
53%
24%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
78%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
15%
32%
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White
63%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Horizon Elementary School's ranking?

Horizon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).

How many students attend Horizon Elementary School?

597 students attend Horizon Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Horizon Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Horizon Elementary School?

Horizon Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 17:1.

What grades does Horizon Elementary School offer ?

Horizon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Horizon Elementary School part of?

Horizon Elementary School is part of Madison City School District.

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Date
Spring Break! No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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