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Our Story

Horizons started as a Kindergarten- 6th grade, two-year pilot program in 1991 with 92 students in two portable facilities.

We have continued to grow, becoming a charter school in 1997.
Teacher-led, Horizons has been educating students for over 30 years!

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Our Vision

Our vision is to develop a community of reflective learners who advocate for themselves, others, and a just world.

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Our Mission

Our mission at Horizons is to guide students to become self-directed learners in a supportive,
collaborative environment
rooted in critical thinking, justice, and choice.

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2023-24 Enrollment: 363 students


Small Class Sizes: Average Student/Teacher ratio is 11 to 1

Instructional Approach: Self-Directed Learning

  

4545 Sioux Drive  Boulder, Colorado 80303
 horizonsk8.office@bvsd.org  /  720.561.3600

Proud to be a  BVSD school. Learn more and enroll at bvsd.org.

 

 
 

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Ask nearly any elementary student what their favorite part of the school day is and you are likely to hear a resounding, “RECESS!” This welcome break in the school day brings a chance to get outside, play, socialize, and recharge. However, for students with physical, emotional or cognitive disabilities, play equipment options can be limited and hard to get to.

Read More about Bond investments aim to transform recess for students with disabilities
New Vista construction

Across BVSD, crews are getting ready to start construction on renovation projects as soon as students and teachers leave for summer break later this month. This summer will be the first major construction season of the current Building for Student Success bond-funded construction program approved by voters in November 2022. The BVSD Bond team has approximately $42M of construction work planned from April through September, with another $28M in design work occurring simultaneously. 

Read More about 2024 Summer Construction Update