4501 West 20th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Horizon Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Valley Horizon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Valley Horizon Elementary School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Horizon Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1441 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
92%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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