Horizon Elementary School

  • Horizon Elementary School serves 681 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Horizon Elementary School's student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students681 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Horizon Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#583 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Horizon Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
20%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia 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 Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.620.68
This chart display the diversity score of Horizon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLoudoun Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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