Horizons Alternative



Horizons Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizons Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 4
1 4
2 3
3 5
4 2
5 3
6 2
7 3
8 5
9 12
10 17
11 41
12 44

Horizons Alternative is a public high school of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District located in Pleasant Hill, CA. It has 145 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Horizons Alternative is the 1,715th largest public high school in California and the 18,832nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 145
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,832nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,715th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 489th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,556th out of 2,608

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Horizons Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 87
(60%)
4,048
(49%)
 Male 58
(40%)
4,266
(51%)

Horizons Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 70
(48%)
3,010
(36%)
 Hispanic 36
(25%)
3,399
(41%)
 Asian 15
(10%)
1,065
(13%)
 Two or More 15
(10%)
307
(4%)
 Black 8
(6%)
417
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
81
(1%)

Horizons Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 122
(84%)
4,786
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(16%)
2,989
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
539
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Horizons Alternative is ranked 2,227th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizons Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.9%) is significantly 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.

Horizons Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 260
2007 236
2008 169
2009 172
2010 173
2011 191
2012 231
2013 188
2014 138
2015 145

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 17.3
2007 15.7
2008 12.1
2009 14.3
2010 N/A
2011 18.9
2012 22.5
2013 18.2
2014 12.6
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.05
2007 0.088983050847458
2008 0.088757396449704
2009 0.081395348837209
2010 0.086705202312139
2011 0.18848167539267
2012 0.23809523809524
2013 0.15957446808511
2014 0.22463768115942
2015 0.15862068965517

Compare Horizons Alternative to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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