Horizon Elementary School

  • Horizon Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Horizon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Horizon Elementary School's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students521 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Horizon Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Horizon Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#5839 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horizon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
White
1%
23%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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 CA.
Diversity Score0.060.64
This chart display the diversity score of Horizon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcfarland Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Horizon Elementary School is Kings Valley Academy Ii (0.5 miles away)
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