PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified
48%La Quinta

Horizon is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in La Quinta, CA. There are a total of 272 students and 15 teachers at Horizon, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 119 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Horizon has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch119
Reduced lunch11


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Horizon, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Horizon race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 35.5% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 60.5% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Quinta High58%1.7La Quinta, CA
John Glenn Middle School Of International Studies45%1.7Indio, CA
Ronald Reagan Elementary36%2.1Palm Desert, CA
Desert Ridge Academy32%2.7Indio, CA
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Shadow Hills High41%2.9Indio, CA
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Indio Middle School20%3.1Indio, CA

La Quinta demographics profile

StatisticLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,49123291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Quinta

IndexLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Horizon data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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