5321 East 136th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Horizon High School serves 2,067 students in grades 9-12.
Horizon High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,067 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Horizon High School's student population of 2,067 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,067 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
101 teachers
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School Rankings

Horizon High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#427 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
58%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Horizon High School's ranking?

Horizon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% CO state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Horizon High School?

The graduation rate of Horizon High School is 95%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 80%.

How many students attend Horizon High School?

2,067 students attend Horizon High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Horizon High School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Horizon High School?

Horizon High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Horizon High School offer ?

Horizon High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Horizon High School part of?

Horizon High School is part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,067 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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