We work with our students for as many as 17 years, leveraging family and community partnerships, to meet their needs every step of the way.
Our impact on education
Of our students, K-12, performed at grade level in AY21-22
Of Horizons for Youth students graduated from high school in AY21-22
Of cost of college secured by our college students
We serve over 200 students from
Colleges across the United States
No child is refused based on academics
No child is refused admission into our program based on academic ability; in fact, 30% of our students work with Horizons for Youth staff to gain access to diversified education plans. Of these students with diverse learning needs, 100% have received an IEP/504 plan with their school.
Our impact on graduation
Of Horizons for Youth students are at or above grade level. Through our comprehensive academic programs and support services, we commit ourselves to making sure our students succeed in the classroom.
Of children from the lowest economic quintile will earn a college degree, but at Horizons for Youth, our college acceptance rate is 87%. Working with the same students, from the same neighborhoods, and facing the same socioeconomic challenges- Horizons for Youth students achieve tremendously!
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“Horizons for Youth might look and feel a little different today than we did at our start, but that’s something to celebrate. As we’ve grown, dedicated staff, committed board, thousands of volunteers, and a legacy of great leadership have helped Horizons mature into an integral part of Chicago’s educational support system.”Greg Borkowski, Executive Director