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
Sheila Thomley, Principal – Currently enrolling for 2018-2019
Grades K – 8


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.


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


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


Florida Dept. of Education Charter School site
US Dept. of Education Charter School site

2017-2018 School Calendar

August 14 First Day for Students
September 4 Labor Day – School Closed
September 22 Early Release
October 6 Early Release & End of First 9 Weeks
October 9 Columbus Day – School closed
November 17 Early Release
November 20-24 Thanksgiving – School Closed
December 22 Early Release & End of Second 9 Weeks
December 22 – January 5 Winter Holiday – School Closed
January 8 Students Return
January 12 Early Release
January 15 Martin Luther King Day – School Closed
February 16 Early Release
February 19 President’s Day – School Closed
March 9 Early Release & End of Third 9 Weeks
March 12 – 16 Spring Break
March 9 Students Return
April 30 Good Friday – Early Release
May 25 Last Day / Early Release / End of Fourth 9 weeks