Horizon Charter Schools

New Placer Academy rewards teachers’, families’ perseverance

In the past year, students from a Placer County school went to class at a pizzeria, a grocery store, a living room and a church, as parents and teachers scrambled to continue their ...

Renewal received, Horizon Charter Schools ‘ready to move forward’

LINCOLN – Horizon Charter Schools is getting another chance, and its CEO says the administration is going to do all it can to ensure the problems that surfaced in the past ye ...

Western Placer board will vote on Horizon Charter Schools’ future

Today marks a significant moment for Horizon Charter Schools’ hopes of moving forward after a tumultuous school year that saw a controversial program closure and an audit tha ...

Audit slams Horizon Charter Schools, calls for more policy, oversight

The independent audit of Placer County-based Horizon Charter Schools revealed three lease agreements for sites in Rocklin, Auburn and Elk Grove required “excessive, if not il ...

Horizon Charter Schools parts ways with official who signed Rocklin deals

The Horizon Charter Schools official who signed off on what would ultimately be a problematic lease and more than $800,000 in tenant improvements for its Rocklin site is no longer ...

Short-sited: How Horizon Charter School’s $800,000 investment went wrong

No school children, no Horizon Charter Schools sign, no teachers, no cars – nothing. On a sunny day in mid February outside 290 Technology Way in Rocklin, the only indicatio ...

Horizon Charter Schools safe in Auburn despite turmoil, admin says

An ongoing battle is being waged between Horizon Charter Schools and the company it pays for sites in Auburn, Rocklin and Elk Grove. Allegations of misrepresentations and unpaid f ...

Horizon CEO addresses complaints over Rocklin, Lincoln school closures

  LINCOLN -- The drama started early and stayed throughout. Minutes before the Horizon Charter Schools board meeting Thursday evening, about 20 parents and former teachers l ...

New Lincoln program a haven for 90 ex-Horizon students

When Horizon Charter Schools closed its Rocklin and Lincoln sites in recent months, it left families scrambling to figure out where their children would continue their education. ...

New private school opening in Roseville

New Year’s Eve marked the last day of employment for teachers at the Accelerated Learning Academy in Lincoln and Rocklin, operated by Horizon Charter Schools until the progra ...

Horizon Charter Schools remove eviction notices

Horizon Charter Schools instructed staff to remove 30-day eviction notices from its Auburn, Elk Grove and recently vacated Rocklin locations, and denies the landlord’s allega ...

Horizon’s Accelerated Learning Academy to close

Families are still reeling after Horizon Charter Schools announced last week that it plans to discontinue its K-8 Accelerated Learning Academy program. “I was shocked, bu ...

Horizon Charter Schools' Accelerated Learning Academy to close

Horizon Charter Schools announced Tuesday that it will close its Accelerated Learning Academy programs effective Dec. 21, the end of this semester. This follows the site closure o ...

New facility off the table, Horizon superintendent says

Horizon Charter Schools Superintendent and CEO Craig Heimbichner has informed parents of the recently closed school site in Rocklin that due to a bleak financial forecast, the hunt ...

Horizon Charter School continues search for new site

Students, teachers and administrators have teamed up in not only a search for a new site for the recently shuttered Horizon Charters Schools Rocklin school, but also to cause as li ...