Our Model
Our project-based educational model is designed to fuel a life-long passion for learning, and build confidence
Partnership = Foundation for Success
Sacred Heart University is a vital partner in our work providing top notch services. Many are first in their families to step onto a college campus
Your Support
Horizons is funded almost entirely through private philanthropy, and we are extremely grateful to all who contribute in some way to our mission.  Donate Now

Inspiring. Building. Transforming.

We Believe in the Promise of
Opportunity for All Children

The Problem The Problem Gaps – of opportunity and achievement – continue to grow in Connecticut between low-income students and their peers. Learn More
The Opportunity The Opportunity Horizons students discover the joy of learning, the skills for success, and the inspiration to realize their dreams. Learn More
The Results The Results Increased school attendance. Improved self-esteem. Better grades. A love of learning. And a high school graduation rate of 99%. Learn More

Horizons at Sacred Heart University works to change the lives of under-served students in the Bridgeport community.

91% of Horizons students go on to college or post-secondary school Horizons instills a joy of learning, teaches skills for success, and empowers its students. Horizons Creates Long Term Academic Success
94% of our Horizons/SHU students come back every year Horizons/SHU students remain with the program Building lasting connections and greater impact
90% of our Horizons/SHU Teachers return every year Horizons/SHU Teachers demonstrate commitment to the program High Attendance Translates Into Strong Teacher/Student Connections