Horizons students return to school each fall more confident and better prepared
Horizons continues to stretch its reach to avoid summer learning loss
It takes a community to educate a child
Open doors for deserving students in Nashville
100% of Horizons at USN students learn to swim.

Inspiring. Building. Transforming.


“Today I promise, to be kind, to be strong, and do my best in learning. With these hands, with this heart, with this mind, I can do anything.”

We Believe in the Promise of
Opportunity for All Children

The Problem The Problem Gaps–of opportunity and achievement–between low-income students and their more fortunate peers are the largest in the country, right here in Tennessee. 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 100%. Learn More

Horizons at University School of Nashville is a high-quality learning experience outside of the traditional school year that supports low-income students over the course of their K–8 academic years.

90% Horizons students return summer after summer Lasting connections create the greatest impact. Learn More
98% Horizons students attend program everyday for six weeks during the summer Horizons students grow in skills and confidence, returning to their own schools each fall better prepared. Learn More
100% Horizons students learn to swim Students learn trust and build self-esteem which are qualities that carry over into the classroom. Learn More