Horizon School

5180 S 700 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 640 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Horizon School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50% in UT
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Horizon School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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School Overview

Horizon School's student population of 640 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Horizon School ranks within the top 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Horizon School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
#424 out of 975 schools
(Top 50%)
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37%
39%
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48%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
27%
19%
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Black
5%
1%
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White
57%
72%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Horizon School's ranking?
Horizon School is ranked #424 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Utah.
What schools are Horizon School often compared to?
Horizon Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grant School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
How many students attend Horizon School?
640 students attend Horizon School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Horizon School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Horizon School?
Horizon School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the Utah state average of 22:1.
What grades does Horizon School offer ?
Horizon School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Horizon School part of?
Horizon School is part of Murray School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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