Horizon Alternative School



Horizon Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Horizon Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 2
10 5
11 8
12 20

Horizon Alternative School is a public high school of the Hillsdale Community School District located in Hillsdale, MI. It has 35 students in grades 9th through 12th. Horizon Alternative School is the 1,074th largest public high school in Michigan and the 23,399th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 35
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 2

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Horizon Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 20
(57%)
224
(51%)
 Male 15
(43%)
211
(49%)

Horizon Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 29
(83%)
403
(93%)
 Black 2
(6%)
10
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(6%)
13
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(3%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(3%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Horizon Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(69%)
175
(40%)
 Not Eligible 10
(29%)
218
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
42
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Horizon Alternative School is ranked 1,036th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Horizon Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 64
2008 96
2009 89
2010 90
2011 75
2012 35

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 128
2008 64
2009 35.6
2010 30
2011 27.3
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.53125
2008 0.67708333333333
2009 0.78651685393258
2010 0.74444444444444
2011 0.84
2012 0.71428571428571

Compare Horizon Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.4%
 

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Horizon Alternative School
Hillsdale, MI
Public 09 - 12 35 17.5:1  
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