Horizon Elementary School

  • Horizon Elementary School serves 618 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon Elementary School's student population of 618 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#463 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
1%
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Hispanic
35%
18%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
53%
75%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 ID.
Diversity Score0.600.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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