Horizon Elementary School

Horizon Elementary School serves 617 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Horizon Elementary School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1217 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
34%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District U-46 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon Elementary School is Higgins Education Center (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Wood Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenbrook Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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