The mission of Horizon High School is to provide a school that fosters emotional, social and academic growth for students who want to learn in an alcohol-free, drug-free environment. Students will actively assume responsibility in creating their own safe and nourishing community.
Horizon has succeeded in providing a safe, therapeutic educational experience for several dozen young people, because of your support. All donations are gratefully received and promptly acknowledged. Please use the PayPal button below. Or mail a check to our PO Box address, below. Thank you!

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A Parent Writes: If it hadn't been for Horizon High School, we believe we would have lost our son to the continuing haze of drug and alcohol abuse, which would have led to his dropping out of school and increasing the danger to his health and safety. Instead, Horizon provided him with a caring, constructive environment that helped him move into recovery, graduate from high school, and move onto college. We believe that the small size, personalized education, and therapeutic treatment available at Horizon were directly responsible for his success. The large, impersonal high school he attended prior to coming to Horizon was unable to provide him with the consistent, daily connection with a nurturing adult that he desperately needed. Furthermore, they appeared to be unable to provide him with the accommodations that his learning style demanded. Consequently, he was lost in the masses, in a deepening downward spiral that brought only failure and punishment rather than treatment and hope. The staff at Horizon helped to reverse that spiral and gave him a renewed sense of hope, seeing the future as full of possibilities.
How to contact Horizon High School:

To inquire about enrollment, volunteering: School Director Traci Goll, 608.335.0387

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In late 2009, the Wisconsin recovery schools came together and formed the new statewide Association of Wisconsin Recovery Schools
2007 Brava Magazine Article



Local School Districts Now Funding Students Attending Horizon!





Story on TV NBC15 11/19/11



As of 3/21/13

Our new address is

5001 University Ave (#50)

Madison, WI 53705



April 2011 Online Cap Times Article on Horizon High School


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Horizon High School
P.O. Box 45045
Madison, WI 53744

5001 University Ave
Suite 50
Madison, WI 53705



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