A brighter tomorrow

Empowering students diagnosed with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities to become effective learners and confident self-advocates. 

Admissions

Our admission process is designed to thoughtfully walk you through the steps towards admission as you learn more about our school and as we learn more about the strengths and challenges of your child. 

Giving

Your donation provides need-based scholarships and programs for students with language-based learning disabilities and allows them to receive the tools they need to be successful. 



Our Approach 

Horizon Academy empowers students diagnosed with specific learning disabilities to become effective learners and confident self-advocates.

Our staff is highly trained in the Orton-Gillingham (O-G) approach, Multisensory Math (MSM) and the Strategic Instructional Model (SIM). 

Horizon Academy maintains accreditation though the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and AdvancED and our program is accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillignham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE).

Horizon Academy Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Arrington, PhD

Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Arrington, PhD

Horizon Academy is excited to welcome Dr. Tiffany Arrington, PhD, as our new school psychologist. There are many benefits to having a school psychologist on staff. Dr. Arrington can consult on instruction, assessment and student …

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Student Spotlight: Isabella Fulton

Student Spotlight: Isabella Fulton

Isabella Fulton is a current Horizon Academy student. She was diagnosed with dyslexia in first grade. “We knew Isabella was having difficulties from a young age,” said parent Sonia Fulton. “She always had to work …

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Horizon Academy Blog

Getting to Know You

Written By Gabi Guillory-Welsh Teachers and parents alike understand the importance of building strong, trusting relationships with students. According to a Review of Educational Research analysis of 46 studies, strong teacher-student relationships were associated with …

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Movement & The Brain

Written by Jackie Thomas, OT For this 2019-2020 school year, Horizon Academy extended its school day. Usually when a school adds minutes to their day, it is intended to be used for instruction or classroom …

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Tools for Learning

by Holly Hammond, Teacher According to the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), there are three primary neurological networks that impact learning: Multiple means of representation – Gives learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge.Multiple …

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