349 E 9th Street
Salida, CO 81201
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Horizons Exploratory Academy serves 29 students in grades 9-12.
Horizons Exploratory Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Horizons Exploratory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Horizons Exploratory Academy's student population of 29 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Horizons Exploratory Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Horizons Exploratory Academy is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#510 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
76%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
21-39%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 29 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 21-39% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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