Advancing educational equityand inspiring joy in learningfor students in the DC region
Horizons Greater Washington advances educational equity by building long-term partnerships with students, families, communities, and schools to create experiences outside of school that inspire the joy of learning.
Horizons Greater Washington at a glance
100% of HGW students qualify for free or reduced-price meals at the time of admission.Learn More
70% of our teachers hold an advanced degree. The average teaching experience is 7+ years.Learn More
5:1 student to teacher ratio ensures individualized instruction.Learn More
84% retention rate. We commit to serving our students for 9 years, and families return year after year.Learn More
A Tuition-Free Academic & Enrichment Program
At Horizons Greater Washington, we envision a future in which every child thrives.
Through an intensive summer program and school-year programming, we help K-8 students from underserved communities build critical skills in reading, math, swimming, and social and emotional development—giving them the tools they need to succeed in school and beyond.