Providing students with the critical learning skills they need during the summer months.
Horizon Academy’s Summer Academic Program helps students entering first through sixth grades strengthen their reading, writing, and math skills while having fun. Guided by specially trained staff, Horizon Academy summer students engage as learners in small instructional groups with a focus on reading, written expression, and math. Instructional approaches include Orton-Gillingham, Multisensory Math, and learning strategies in written expression, comprehension, and study skills. The curriculum is adapted to meet the needs of each student to ensure that they experience school success. Students will become strategic learners as they develop time management, self-advocacy, and social skills.
In addition to academics, the following will be offered:
For more information about the Summer Academic Program, click here.
*Horizon Academy Summer Program will be implementing the guidelines provided by the CDC and the local health department to maintain a safe environment for our students, faculty and families.
2 Days a week – $960
4 Days a week – $1,920
Testing documentation with diagnosis of dyslexia or specific learning disability in reading and writing is required.
Orton-Gillingham is an instructional approach intended primarily for use with persons who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing of the sort associated with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. This multisensory approach is diagnostic, prescriptive, systematic, structured, and personalized to meet the needs of the learner.
For more information about our Summer Tutoring Program, click here for more information.
’Rizon Readers Kindergarten Readiness Program is a pilot program at a reduced cost that aims to prepare rising Kindergarten students at risk for dyslexia for success in literacy and numeracy. Through a play-based, multisensory Orton-Gillingham (O-G) Approach, students will practice language skills including phonological awareness, emergent writing, alphabet awareness, and fundamental numeracy skills.
The program has been created by experts in Speech & Language Pathology, the Orton-Gillingham Approach (dyslexia literacy intervention), and Multisensory Math. The program will be led by an early childhood O-G certified teacher.
Upon completion of the program, parents will be offered a parent-teacher conference to discuss student growth as well as teacher recommendations and accommodations for the coming school years.
Parents interested in the program can click here for more information and can fill out a screener via the apply button below. Eligible students will receive in-depth pre-testing as well as post-testing to evaluate their progress.
SNAP to Middle School program at Horizon Academy is designed to kickstart student executive function (EF) readiness for students entering 6th and 7th grades in the 2023-2024 school year. It is hosted by Dr. Tiffany Arrington.
This is a program designed to support students to improve:
SNAP to Middle School provides students a safe opportunity to rehearse these skills prior to middle school entry.
For more information, click here for full program details. To apply, click the button below.