Horizon High School

  • Horizon High School serves 2,242 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Horizon High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Horizon High School's student population of 2,242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon High School is 0.38, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
26%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horizon High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horizon High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
78%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Horizon High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.380.42
This chart display the diversity score of Horizon High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horizon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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