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8520 N 47th Ave

Glendale, AZ 85302

(623) 842-8200

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 760

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Horizon School

Nice elementary school right next door to a large park. Nice neighborhoods all around with most students walking to school. Excellent teachers and high motivated administrators

Posted by a parent on 08/19/13

My child is currently a 7th grader at this school. I can not express enough how frustrating it has been for my child. The horrible bulling that goes on at this school is ridiculous. I have been in constant contact with teachers, counselors and the principals. Nothing has changed and its extremely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/12

My child attend Horizon since kinder, my child is now in the 8th grade. I dont like Glendale School District at all. Classes are over filled, under staffed. Communication with teachers and parents is mostly impossible. Try charter or private over GUSD

Posted by a parent on 04/28/12

My 3rd grade son is my 3rd child to attend this school. I can't say enough good things about the school in it's entirety, - from Principal, Ms. Gardner, - thru the many Teachers and Staff I have dealt with over the years. They have a no-nonsense and pro-active attitude toward education and excel at communication ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/12

Horizon school is focused on the students they serve and dedicated to a well rounded curriculum, challenging academics, extra curricular activities, and a safe caring campus. At Horizon you will see a balance of project and product focused assignments as well as paper and pencil assignments. In the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/09/11

I was a student at horizon school. Last year was my last year and that school is amazing!

Posted by a other on 12/12/08

I have found Horizon to provide challenging academics, some after school tutoring, a variety of sports opportunities, chess club, etc. They have a dedicated and caring staff that motivates students to learn and to do projects and to apply their learning. It is a wonderful school.

Posted by a parent on 12/17/07

This is my children's second year at Horizon. They were required due to redistricting to move from Sine. I am not impressed, although this school has higher test scores, I do not feel my two children are learning more. I wish they could go back to Sine.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/06

Overall its public education at its best! overcrowded, underfunded, great staff, large campus with great facilities I have 2 enrolled K program is great, 4th grade special ed lacking the focus to relize how specialneeds children are individual and cannot be taught like the general public each has its ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/06

Horizon is an excellent school, providing a good education to my children

Posted by a parent on 01/29/06

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Test scores for Horizon School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Horizon School
Glendale Elementary District 40
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Glendale schools — Horizon School is located at 8520 N 47th Ave, Glendale AZ 85302. 8520 N 47th Ave is in the 85302 ZIP code in Glendale, AZ The school district for Horizon School is the Glendale Elementary District 40. Horizon School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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