Horizon High School takes a functional approach to learning, tailoring our transdisciplinary, collaborative approach to teaching and delivering therapy services to meet the unique needs and abilities of each individual student. We believe that all activities of daily living including everything from changing and toileting to feeding and peer interaction- are opportunities for students to learn and grow.We utilize the Common Core Standards in conjunction with specialized curriculum in the areas of Language Arts, Math and Science.
Educational technology- including adapted computers, interactive whiteboards, and iPads are used in creating and implementing lessons.
We offer a wide range of opportunities for students of all abilities from job training and placement to community integration activities to prepare all of our students for a successful transition to adulthood.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism Spectrum
Year Founded
1953
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Horizon High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Horizon School takes a functional approach to learning, tailoring our transdisciplinary, collaborative approach to teaching and delivering therapy services to meet the unique needs and abilities of each individual student. We believe that all activities of daily living including everything from changing and toileting to feeding and peer interaction- are opportunities for students to learn and grow.We utilize the Common Core Standards in conjunction with specialized curriculum in the areas of Language Arts, Math and Science.
  • Educational technology- including adapted computers, interactive whiteboards, and iPads is used in creating and implementing lessons.
  • We offer a wide range of opportunities for students of all abilities from job training and placement to community integration activities to prepare all of our students for a successful transition to adulthood.
  • Ages 14 through 21

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