Horizons School: Independent Study

  • Horizons School: Independent Study serves 158 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Horizons School: Independent Study's student population of 158 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Horizons School: Independent Study's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Horizons School: Independent Study is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4587 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
11%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
49%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Horizons School: Independent Study.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.680.41
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Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMt. Diablo Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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