Serving students from low-income families in Asheville, NC, on the campus of Carolina Day School

Making summer fun and productive
Teaching every student to swim
Instilling a love of learning
Building brighter futures

Inspiring. Building. Transforming.

Horizons at Carolina Day School is an award-winning academic and enrichment program serving low-income students from the Asheville community.

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 some of the fastest growing in the country, right here in North Carolina.
The Opportunity The Opportunity Horizons students discover the joy of learning, the skills for success, and the inspiration to realize their dreams.
The Results The Results Increased school attendance. Improved self-esteem. Better grades. A love of learning. And a high school graduation rate of 97%.
97% Horizons students graduate from high school And, 91% go on to college or post-secondary training
100% Learn to swim Students gain a life-saving and confidence-building skill
100% Tuition-free programming Helping low-income students gain access to enrichment opportunities