School Details

Horizon Middle School

3601 12th Ave South, Moorhead, MN 56560
(218) 284-7300
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 1234 students 16 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

59%
59%
57%
55%
55%
59%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Moorhead Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
63%
56%
51%
50%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Moorhead Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
62%
59%
55%
54%
54%
48%
48%
44%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Moorhead Public School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Horizon Middle School is a public middle school in Moorhead. 1,234 children attend Horizon Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 38% of the 1,234 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Horizon Middle School is 16:1. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Junior High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 80% 79%
Multiracial 6% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 37%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    They have a great music program led by Mr. Cole. They have very good classes that get right down to the point.

  • (5 years ago)

    They have a great music program for homeschoolers!

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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