Horizon Elementary



Horizon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 5
K 115
1 118
2 117
3 124
4 127
5 121
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Horizon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Johnston, IA in the Johnston Community School District. It enrolls 727 students in grades 1st through 12th. Horizon Elementary is the 12th largest public school in Iowa and the 6,492nd largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 727
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,492nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 12th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 665th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 34th out of 723

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Horizon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 374
(51%)
1,986
(48%)
 Male 353
(49%)
2,147
(52%)

Horizon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 580
(80%)
3,304
(80%)
 Asian 68
(9%)
260
(6%)
 Hispanic 44
(6%)
224
(5%)
 Black 18
(2%)
170
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
167
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Horizon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 634
(87%)
3,507
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(10%)
513
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
113
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Horizon Elementary is ranked 427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 607
2006 648
2007 570
2008 610
2009 681
2010 699
2011 681
2012 727

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.8
2007 15.5
2008 15.6
2009 18.1
2010 18.2
2011 17.6
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.051070840197694
2006 0.069444444444444
2007 0.089473684210526
2008 0.10983606557377
2009 0.095447870778267
2010 0.13447782546495
2011 0.12775330396476
2012 0.12792297111417

Compare Horizon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Horizon Elementary
Johnston, IA
Public PK - 05 727 17.7:1  
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Public 06 - 07 1,011 15.5:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 282 14.5:1 3 miles
Urbandale Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 877 15.8:1 3 miles
South Prairie Elementary
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Public PK - 02 552 16.7:1 3 miles
Henry a Wallace Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 511 12.9:1 3 miles
Des Moines Christian School
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Private PK - 12 976 17:1 4 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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