New Horizons Day School (Closed 2013)

  • New Horizons Day School served 45 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 56%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 40-59% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 70%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • New Horizons Day School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students45 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#1572 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Horizons Day School 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Horizons Day School 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
58%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Horizons Day School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Horizons Day School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.590.60
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Graduation Rate20-29%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Horizons Day School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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