Horizon High School

5601 East Greenway Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Horizon High School serves 2,134 students in grades 7-12.
Horizon High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Horizon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Horizon High School's student population of 2,134 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 7-12
Total Students2,134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Rankings

Horizon High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#378 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
77%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.390.65
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Graduation Rate
96%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon High School is West-mec - Horizon High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Freedom Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsdale West-mec - Horizon High School Vocational School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    5601 E. Greenway Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Freedom Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 419 students
    0.3 miles
    3916 E Paradise Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 424-0771
    0.3 K-8 419
  • Phoenix Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 434 students
    0.5 miles
    6010 East Acoma Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-7100
    0.5 PK-6 434
  • Scottsdale Liberty Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 485 students
    0.8 miles
    5125 E. Marilyn Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (602) 449-6200
    0.8 PK-6 485
  • Phoenix North Ranch Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    0.8 miles
    16406 N. 61st Place
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-6400
    0.8 PK-6 524

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