Horizon Science Academy Lorain

  • Horizon Science Academy Lorain serves 628 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Horizon Science Academy Lorain 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Horizon Science Academy Lorain's student population of 628 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizon Science Academy Lorain is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizon Science Academy Lorain is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2585 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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Hispanic
38%
5%
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Black
23%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Horizon Science Academy Lorain and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
28%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Horizon Science Academy Lorain and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizon Science Academy Lorain.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.720.47
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horizon Science Academy Lorain and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizon Science Academy Lorain and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorizon Science Academy Lorain School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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