Horizon



Horizon Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Students by Grade
PK 0
K 4
1 4
2 3
3 3
4 6
5 2
6 2
7 10
8 17
9 29
10 55
11 52
12 56

Horizon is a public high school of the Desert Sands Unified School District located in La Quinta, CA. It has 243 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Horizon is the 1,470th largest public high school in California and the 16,113th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,113th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,470th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 761st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,403rd out of 2,608

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Horizon Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 158
(65%)
4,637
(49%)
 Male 85
(35%)
4,784
(51%)

Horizon Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 166
(68%)
6,742
(72%)
 White 61
(25%)
2,061
(22%)
 Asian 9
(4%)
297
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
66
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
202
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Horizon Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 136
(56%)
3,877
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(41%)
4,616
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(3%)
928
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Horizon is ranked 1,589th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizon students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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 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
2013 295
2014 272
2015 243

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
2013 19.7
2014 18.1
2015 16.2

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
2013 0.35254237288136
2014 0.47794117647059
2015 0.440329218107

Compare Horizon to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Horizon
La Quinta, CA
Public KG - 12 243 16.2:1  
Summit High (continuation)
La Quinta, CA
Public 10 - 12 285 20.1:1 1 miles
Desert Christian Academy
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Private PK - 12 511 14:1 2 miles
La Quinta High School
La Quinta, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,740 27.2:1 2 miles
Shadow Hills High School
Indio, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,006 26.9:1 3 miles
Palm Desert High School
Palm Desert, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,948 25.6:1 4 miles
Indio High School
Indio, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,910 26.8:1 4 miles
Xavier College Preparatory High School
Palm Desert, CA
Private 09 - 12 565 14:1 6 miles
Amistad High (continuation)
Indio, CA
Public 09 - 12 289 16.6:1 6 miles
Cahuilla Desert Academy Junior High School
Coachella, CA
Public 07 - 08 978 22.2:1 7 miles
Nova Academy - Coachella
Coachella, CA
Public 09 - 12 207 23:1 8 miles
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