Horizons School: Independent Study School

Serves grades KG - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone
(925) 682-8000
District
MT. DIABLO UNIFIED
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
192

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.8% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Horizons School: Independent Study School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
54%
44%
74%
57%
34%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 3 1.6%
Grade 1 5 2.6%
Grade 2 1 0.5%
Grade 3 2 1.0%
Grade 4 2 1.0%
Grade 5 2 1.0%
Grade 6 3 1.6%
Grade 7 11 5.7%
Grade 8 6 3.1%
Grade 9 7 3.6%
Grade 10 18 9.4%
Grade 11 43 22.4%
Grade 12 89 46.4%
Total 192 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.2% 33.2% 24.0%
Black 5.6% 3.8% 5.5%
Hispanic 27.7% 48.2% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.4% 13.9% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.1% 42.5% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.6% 37.9% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 4.6% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 272,168 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,287.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.8% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.0% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 15.4% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 97,676 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.2% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.9% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.2% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.3% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.2% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.9% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.0% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 6.0% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,060 $250,948,000 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $861 $26,821,000 5.9%
Staff $685 $21,339,000 4.7%
General Administration $67 $2,084,000 0.5%
School Administration $914 $28,472,000 6.3%
Operation $1,082 $33,696,000 7.4%
Transportation $395 $12,311,000 2.7%
Other $426 $13,248,000 2.9%
Total Support $4,431 $137,971,000 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,040 $63,529,000 14.0%
Total Expenditures $14,532 $452,448,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%