Horizon Middle School

  • Horizon Middle School serves 588 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon Middle School's student population of 588 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#525 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
80%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.340.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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