Horizon School

8520 N. 47th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Horizon School serves 838 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Horizon School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Horizon School's student population of 838 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon School is 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#994 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon School is Apollo High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Apollo High School Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,960 student
    0.6 miles
    8045 N. 47th Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 915-6300
    0.6 9-12 1,960
  • Glendale Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 296 students
    0.6 miles
    8840 North 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 249-3211
    0.6 K-8 296
  • Glendale Glendale Union Online Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 43 students
    0.6 miles
    4530 W Northern Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 435-7300
    0.6 9-12 43
  • Glendale West-mec - Apollo High School Vocational School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.6 miles
    8045 N. 47th Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 435-6300
    0.6 9-12 n/a
  • Glendale Ombudsman - Charter Metro Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 267 students
    0.8 miles
    7910 N. 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (602) 840-2997
    0.8 9-12 267

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