Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown

Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown serves 223 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown's student population of 223 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2572 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
60%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.560.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown is Summit Academy Transition High School Dayton (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stivers School For The Arts (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is River's Edge Montessori Prek-6 School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dayton River's Edge Montessori Prek-6 School Math: 28% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 554 students
    0.2 miles
    108 Linwood St
    Dayton, OH 45405
    (937) 542-4640
    0.2 PK-6 554
  • Dayton Summit Academy Transition High School Dayton Special Education School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
    1.0 miles
    251 Erdiel Dr
    Dayton, OH 45415
    (937) 223-3154
    1 9-12 172
  • Dayton Ruskin Prek-6 School Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    1.1 miles
    407 Ambrose Ct
    Dayton, OH 45410
    (937) 542-3000
    1.1 PK-6 550
  • Dayton Stivers School For The Arts Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 883 students
    1.1 miles
    1313 E 5th St
    Dayton, OH 45402
    (937) 542-7380
    1.1 7-12 883
  • Dayton Cleveland Prek-6 School Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 419 students
    1.2 miles
    1102 Pursell Ave
    Dayton, OH 45420
    (937) 542-4340
    1.2 PK-6 419

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