Horizon



Horizon Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 2
2 4
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
7 12
8 18
9 26
10 84
11 73
12 95

Horizon is a public elementary school located in La Quinta, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 334 students in grades 1st through 12th. Horizon is the 4,891st largest public school in California and the 38,154th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 334
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,154th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,891st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 637th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Horizon Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 196
(59%)
9,826
(49%)
 Male 138
(41%)
10,212
(51%)

Horizon Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 209
(63%)
14,328
(72%)
 White 116
(35%)
4,319
(22%)
 Black 5
(1%)
357
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
433
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
522
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Horizon Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 227
(68%)
5,814
(29%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 101
(30%)
12,061
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
2,163
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Horizon is ranked 4,724th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizon students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.0%) is lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Horizon Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 429
2006 497
2007 441
2008 417
2009 381
2010 395
2011 376
2012 334

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 26.4
2007 24.2
2008 31.6
2009 23.8
2010 N/A
2011 19.8
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17715617715618
2006 0.066398390342052
2007 0.10430839002268
2008 0.050359712230216
2009 0.19422572178478
2010 0.26582278481013
2011 0.018617021276596
2012 0.32035928143713

Compare Horizon to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Horizon
La Quinta, CA
Public KG - 12 334 18.6:1  
Palm Desert Learning Tree
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - 05 151 8:1 1 miles
Bermuda Dunes Learning Center
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Private PK - TK 187 22:1 1 miles
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School
La Quinta, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,039 27.2:1 1 miles
Tot Stop Preschool
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - KG 91 15:1 1 miles
James Monroe Elementary
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Public KG - 05 580 25.2:1 1 miles
Gerald R. Ford Elementary
Indian Wells, CA
Public KG - 05 776 26.6:1 1 miles
John Glenn Middle School of International Studies
Indio, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,274 28.1:1 2 miles
Amelia Earhart Elementary School of International
Indio, CA
Public KG - 05 927 27.6:1 2 miles
Desert Christian Academy
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Private PK - 12 481 15:1 2 miles
Desert Ridge Academy
Indio, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,079 28.6:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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