Horizon Elementary School

  • Horizon Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Horizon Elementary School's student population of 596 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1487 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
33%
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Black
53%
22%
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White
10%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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