Supporting students to overcome educational inequities in the Greater Philadelphia area

Four Sites. One Goal.
Closing the opportunity gap
Empowering lifelong learners
Exploring interests through enrichment
Teaching every student to swim
Creating a community of educators

Inspiring. Building. Nurturing.

Horizons is an award-winning, tuition-free academic and enrichment program serving students facing systemic inequities in education. Philadelphia area sites are Horizons at The Episcopal Academy, Horizons at Greene Street Friends School, Horizons at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, and Horizons at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. 


We Believe in the Promise of
Opportunity for All Children

The Problem The Problem Gaps–of opportunity and achievement–between low-income students and their more fortunate peers are growing every day, right here in Philadelphia.
The Opportunity The Opportunity Horizons students discover the joy of learning, the skills for success, and the inspiration to realize their dreams.
The Results The Results Increased school attendance. Improved self-esteem. Better grades. A love of learning. And endless possibilities.

Horizons Philadelphia provides its students with high-quality programs, outside of the traditional school year, to support academic achievement and healthy youth development.

94% Network average attendance rate
85% of students and families return each year across the Network
97% of Horizons high school students graduate on time