Horizon Middle School

  • Horizon Middle School serves 452 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Horizon Middle School's student population of 452 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1551 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
59%
55%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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