Horizon Elementary School

Horizon Elementary School

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Horizon Elementary School

Horizon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. It is part of the ABC Unified School District, serving students in grades K-5. Horizon Elementary provides a nurturing and safe learning environment for all students. The school offers a variety of educational programs and activities to meet the needs of all students. The school has a strong focus on literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students have access to a variety of resources, such as computers, laptops, and iPads. In addition to academic programs, Horizon Elementary also offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students, including sports teams, music classes, and art classes. The school also has a strong commitment to community involvement and provides a variety of volunteer opportunities for students, parents, and staff. At Horizon Elementary, students are encouraged to strive for excellence, explore their interests, and develop a lifelong love of learning. The school is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential and become successful, contributing members of society.

Address:

800 S. Garzoli Ave.
Mc Farland, CA 93250

Phone:

(661) 792-3081

Site:

mcfarlandusd.com

Grades:

K – 6

Enrollment:

564 students

Overview Horizon Elementary School

Horizon Elementary School serves 564 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Horizon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Horizon Elementary School

Horizon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Horizon Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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