Horizon Center. Alternative School



Horizon Center. Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Center. Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 3
7 19
8 39
9 19
10 16
11 7
12 1

Horizon Center. Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 104 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 7.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 104
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 14

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Horizon Center. Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 82
(79%)
10,363
(51%)
 Female 22
(21%)
9,853
(49%)

Horizon Center. Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 74
(71%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 20
(19%)
8,937
(44%)
 Hispanic 5
(5%)
1,637
(8%)
 Two or More 5
(5%)
1,183
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
911
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

Horizon Center. Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(92%)
9,799
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(5%)
1,200
(6%)
 Not Eligible 3
(3%)
9,217
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Horizon Center. Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Center. Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 150
2006 123
2007 142
2008 101
2009 75
2010 81
2011 88
2012 104

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 8.8
2007 10.9
2008 5.6
2009 4.4
2010 5
2011 6.2
2012 7.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73333333333333
2006 0.70731707317073
2007 0.80985915492958
2008 0.8019801980198
2009 0.86666666666667
2010 0.83950617283951
2011 0.84090909090909
2012 0.97115384615385

Compare Horizon Center. Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
740.0% 7.4:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 97.1%
 

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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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