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Horizons Home Study


Horizons Home Study's mission is to enter into a partnership with parents to help students succeed as learners and to become productive citizens. A diversity of educational philosophies within the framework of a learning contract is honored. Parents assume the responsibility for their students' learning and for the management of curriculum. Parents, teachers, and students show mutual respect and caring by treating all individuals with dignity. 



  • critical thinkers
  • lifelong learners 
  • discerning communicators 
  • contributing members of their community 

WASC Accredited and UC/Approved

Horizons School, including the Home Study and Center for Independent Study programs, is part of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.  Horizons is a fully WASC-accredited school, with California credentialed teachers, and has an UC/CSU approved college preparatory program.  Courses in Horizons School meet all the requirements for graduation from the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Horizons Home Study is a K-8 program. However, the Center for Independent Study (CIS) is another alternative for high school students. For information about CIS, go to