Horizon Elementary School

27641 144th Ave Se
Kent, WA 98042
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Horizon Elementary School serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Horizon Elementary School's student population of 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
19%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
11%
4%
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White
42%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon Elementary School is Kentwood High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mattson Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meridian Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kent Meridian Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 589 students
    0.6 miles
    25621 140th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7664
    0.6 PK-6 589
  • Kent Kentwood High School Math: 46% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,036 students
    1.3 miles
    25800 164th Ave Se
    Kent, WA 98042
    (253) 373-7680
    1.3 9-12 2,036
  • Kent Martin Sortun Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 658 students
    1.4 miles
    12711 Se 248th St
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-7314
    1.4 PK-6 658
  • Kent Millennium Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 597 students
    1.5 miles
    11919 Se 270th St
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-3900
    1.5 PK-6 597
  • Kent Birth To Age 2 Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 209 students
    1.6 miles
    12033 Se 256th St Suite A-400
    Kent, WA 98030
    (253) 373-7513
    1.6 PK 209

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