Horizons Elementary School

  • Horizons Elementary School serves 692 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Horizons Elementary School operates within the North Thurston School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 692 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 692 students
Horizons Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Horizons Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Horizons Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Horizons Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Horizons Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Horizons Elementary School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Asian
6%
7%
Horizons Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
17%
22%
Horizons Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
5%
4%
Horizons Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
58%
57%
Horizons Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Horizons Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
12%
7%
Horizons Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Horizons Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.40
Horizons Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
39%
Horizons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Horizons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • North Thurston School District's student population of 14,748 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,728 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,715 is less than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name North Thurston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 14,748 923
North Thurston School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $158 MM $12 MM
North Thurston School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $158 MM $11 MM
North Thurston School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,728 $12,785
North Thurston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,715 $12,256
North Thurston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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