Horizon Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 655 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 61%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in ID
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education
Horizon Elementary School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#537 out of 707 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Horizon Elementary School's ranking?
Horizon Elementary School is ranked #537 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Horizon Elementary School often compared to?
Horizon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
How many students attend Horizon Elementary School?
655 students attend Horizon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Horizon Elementary School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Horizon Elementary School?
Horizon Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Horizon Elementary School offer ?
Horizon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Horizon Elementary School part of?
Horizon Elementary School is part of Jerome Joint School District.
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