Horizons Exploratory Academy

  • Horizons Exploratory Academy serves 36 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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%.

School Overview

  • Horizons Exploratory Academy's student population of 36 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students36 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Horizons Exploratory Academy
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizons Exploratory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizons Exploratory Academy is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Horizons Exploratory Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Horizons Exploratory Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizons Exploratory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.40
This chart display the diversity score of Horizons Exploratory Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤20%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Horizons Exploratory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalida No. R-32 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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