Horizon Elementary



Horizon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 105
2 102
3 82
4 98
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Horizon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee, KS in the De Soto School District. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Horizon Elementary is the 73rd largest public school in Kansas and the 17,233rd largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,233rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 73rd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 478th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 60th out of 706

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Horizon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(54%)
2,539
(52%)
 Female 253
(46%)
2,385
(48%)

Horizon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(85%)
4,092
(83%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
148
(3%)
 Black 23
(4%)
127
(3%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
425
(9%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
120
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Horizon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 505
(91%)
4,304
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
433
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
187
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Horizon Elementary is ranked 656th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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
2007 508
2008 597
2009 499
2010 453
2011 462
2012 485
2013 518
2014 550
2015 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17.7
2008 17.6
2009 15.4
2010 15.6
2011 16.2
2012 N/A
2013 16.5
2014 16.5
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.078740157480315
2008 0.093802345058626
2009 0.096192384769539
2010 0.11479028697572
2011 0.11904761904762
2012 0.14226804123711
2013 0.12162162162162
2014 0.12181818181818
2015 0.086799276672694

Compare Horizon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.7%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Horizon Elementary
Shawnee, KS
Public KG - 05 553 15.3:1  
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Sacred Heart School
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Private KG - 08 407 14:1 3 miles
Mill Creek Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 664 16.3:1 3 miles
Riverview Elementary
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Public KG - 05 415 14.3:1 4 miles
Midland Adventist Academy
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Private KG - 12 151 12:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 12 533 12:1 5 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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