Horizon School

  • Horizon School serves 842 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#937 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
45%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
31%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.640.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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