Mission & Values
Horizon Institute provides a unique environment, which emphasizes high academic achievement using state of the art technology and innovative but proven educational methods. We prepare students to successfully compete in an increasingly competitive post-secondary environment and the global job market. In addition, our school offers a personal, safe, and caring environment where we strive to meet our students' needs as individual learners.
In all classes, teachers implement an instructional framework that provides students with opportunities to learn in small groups with the teacher, collaborate with peers, and work independently.
Horizon Institute offers advanced curriculum to include a Pre-Early College program where qualifying 8th-grade students have the opportunity to obtain 6 college credits and a chance to roll into the Early College program at Horizon Institute. This program has pre-requisites to include advanced reading and testing requirements through the PERT test.
Highlights of the high school curriculum include an entirely digital curriculum provided by Edgenuity, which is an approved provider of online education by the FLDOE. Edgenuity provides engaging online and blended learning education solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver more effective instruction, and enable schools and districts to meet their academic goals. Edgenuity delivers a range of Core Curriculum, AP®, Elective, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses aligned to the rigor and high expectations of state, Common Core and iNACOL standards and designed to inspire lifelong learning. Horizon Institutearatory also offers the AP Capstone Diploma program sponsored by College Board for those that qualify. All students have the opportunity to receive this specialized diploma if all requirements by the College Board are met. There is also the opportunity to earn an A.A. degree upon graduation with our affiliation through FSCJ.