Horizon Middle School serves 709 students in grades 6-8.
Horizon Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 709 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 56%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Horizon Middle School's student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Horizon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Middle School is 0.68, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1294 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Horizon Middle School's ranking?
Horizon Middle School is ranked #1294 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Horizon Middle School?
709 students attend Horizon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Horizon Middle School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Horizon Middle School?
Horizon Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Horizon Middle School offer ?
Horizon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Horizon Middle School part of?
Horizon Middle School is part of El Paso County Colorado School District 49.
Terrible leadership and terrible results. Look at the student's proficiency results and judge for yourself. If this was a business, the whole administration would be fired. Do not send your child here if you have ambitions for your child beyond begging for money on Nevada.
This school is the best school I've ever been to. The way Mr.Horras manages the school is incredible, I definitely recommend going here!
Run don't walk from this middle school. Make the time to drive or find a car pool to another school if you care about education at all for your children.
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