Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School

  • Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School serves 703 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School's student population of 703 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3468 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
51%
27%
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Black
30%
18%
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White
12%
43%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewburgh City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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