Horizon Charter School of TampaHorizon Charter School of Tampa

7235 West Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33634
P 813-887-3800 | F 813-885-9626 |info@horizoncharter.org
www.horizoncharter.org
Sheila Thomley, Principal – Currently enrolling for 2018-2019
Grades K – 8

Choice

The school choice initiative provides the opportunity for children in grades K through 8 to attend Horizon Charter School, free of charge. The school is a separate 501(c)(3) non-profit entity and has a board of directors that is responsible for the school. Horizon Charter School of Tampa is a part of the Child and Family Developmental Center. Center Academy provides management and consultation services to the school.

Mission

The mission of Horizon Charter School of Tampa is to meet the needs of students by focusing on basic skills and improving overall student motivation and self-esteem. The school is designed for students who function more effectively in smaller education settings.

The Horizon Charter School of Tampa is dedicated to identifying children’s undiscovered talents and creating customized learning tools to draw out each child’s hidden abilities.

– Individualized Instruction
– Motivation
– Concentration
– Gifted
– Learning Differences
– Small Class Size
– Reading Intervention
– Self-Esteem Enhancement

Curriculum

The curriculum is aligned to the Sunshine State Standards, the Common Core Curriculum, and the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test is administered.

2018 – 2019 Horizon Charter School of Tampa Student Calendar
August 13 – Student’s First Day of School
September 3 – Labor Day Holiday/No School for Students
September 14 – Early Release Day
October 12 – End of First Grading Period
October 19 – Early Release Day
October 22 – Teacher Planning – No School for Students
November 16 – Early Release Day
November 19 – 23 – Fall Holiday – No School for Students
November 26 – Students Return to School
December 19 – Early Release Day – End of 2nd Grading Period (End of First Semester)
December 20 – January 4 – Winter Break – No School for Students
January 9 – Students Return to School
January 18 – Early Release Day
January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No School for Students
February 15 – Early Release Day
February 18 – President’s Day – No School for Students
March 8 – Early Release Day – End of 3rd Grading Period
March 11 – 15 – Spring Break – No School for Students
March 18 – Students Return to School
April 19 – Early Release Day
April 22 – Teacher Planning – No School for Students
May 24 – Early Release Day – Last Day of School – End of 4th Grading Period – End of Second Semester