Horizon Middle School

915 W 35th St
Kearney, NE 68845
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Horizon Middle School serves 613 students in grades 6-8.
Horizon Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Horizon Middle School's student population of 613 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Middle School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#239 out of 913 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKearney School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon Middle School is Kearney High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kearney West High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kearney Kearney High School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,497 student
    0.2 miles
    2702 West 11th Street
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8060
    0.2 9-12 1,497
  • Kearney Park Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    0.4 miles
    3000 7th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8280
    0.4 PK-5 262
  • Kearney Buffalo Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
    0.7 miles
    6110 11th Avenue
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8290
    0.7 PK-5 288
  • Kearney Central Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    0.9 miles
    300 W 24th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8040
    0.9 PK-5 269
  • Kearney Windy Hills Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    0.9 miles
    4211 20th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8220
    0.9 PK-5 250

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