Horizon

43-330 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Horizon serves 223 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Horizon placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Horizon's student population of 223 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Horizon is 0.43, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6837 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
24%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.430.64
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Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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