Frequently Asked Questions
Who is able to apply for Horizons?
Students eligible to attend Kirkwood Public Schools who have finished their Kindergarten year and are eligible for federal free/reduced-price lunch are able to apply for the program. In 2020, Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood will serve students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.
4th and 5th grade students eligible to attend Kirkwood Public Schools are able to apply for our amended Sprog programming. The free/reduced lunch requirement does not apply to grade 4 and 5.
Preference is given to siblings. Unfortunately, we are not able to serve children with serious learning or behavioral issues due to limited space and resources.
Where does the summer program take place?
The summer academic program takes place at Kirkwood High School, 801 W Essex Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122.
When is the summer program?
The summer program runs for six weeks, from June 8 - July 17, 2020. Students attend the program Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.
What does Horizons cost?
Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood is a full scholarship program for students in Kindergarten - 3rd grade. The only fee for families is a $25 annual enrollment fee. You pay this fee only if your child is accepted to the program. You may also choose to pay $50 per child for transportation.
Students in 4th and 5th grade participate in an amended summer program that is not full-scholarship. Tuition for students in 4th and 5th grade is $245 for the summer session.
Is transportation provided?
Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood provides transportation for an additional cost. Bus transportation to and from the program for each day of the six-week session costs $50 per child.
Are meals provided?
Yes – students enjoy a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack each day of the six-week summer session.
What is the attendance policy?
Attendance is mandatory, and students are expected to attend the program every day for the full six weeks.