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Open Enrollment

Horizons is a 100% open-enrolled school. Enrollment at Horizons K-8 School is done through the Boulder Valley School District Open Enrollment Office. Please visit BVSD's Open Enrollment page for information about applying for the 24-25 school year.

As per BVSD policy listed below, Horizons K-8 School does not offer private tours or visits. We do offer public Open Enrollment Meetings where you can get an overview of our school's mission, vision, and programming. 

All meetings are K-8. Parents and perspective middle schoolers are invited to attend. However we are unable to accommodate younger children. The meetings are held during the Open Enrollment window Nov-Jan.There is no need to RSVP.

To refer to the Open Enrollment policy, please look here.

Horizons Open Enrollment Events

Open Enrollment is now closed for inclusion in the 2024-2025 school year lottery! We will continue accepting applications now until August 31, 2024, by 4pm

Horizons Open Enrollment Brochure Page 1 Click Here
Horizons Open Enrollment Brochure Page 2 Click Here

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Open Enrollment Policy/Preferences for Horizons

During the open enrollment period, preference will be given to students who meet the following criteria:

  1. Children of Faculty (licensed, non-temporary employee) employed in a licensed Faculty position of .25 F.T.E. or greater, whether they reside inside or outside the BVSD boundaries.

  2. Sibling of a student who is attending and will be attending Horizons the following year. Different from a sibling who has been assigned for the first time to the school.

  3. Equal preference with: Children of Faculty employed in a licensed temporary full-time, temporary part-time or temporary job-share Faculty position, with a one year contract of 0.25 F.T.E or greater (whether they reside inside or outside the BVSD boundaries). Sibling of a student who is assigned in the current year.

  4. Children of non-licensed Staff in their 2nd consecutive year (at time of Open Enrollment), or subsequent, of employment at 25% or greater (ie 10± hours/week), whether they reside inside or outside the BVSD boundaries.

  5. Family Income Preference: In-district applicants who submit an optional current year Family Economic Data Survey (submitting the survey is optional) as part of their online open enrollment application and qualify as low-income, until 25% of the total open enrollment slots are filled with low-income students. 

  6. Other community preferences as already stated in BVSD Policy JECC-R.