Academic Excellence: We teach the love of learning. We hold students to their individual highest standards. Students are taught to be the best students they can be.
2013 Graduates
Self Competence: At Wider Horizons, we acknowledge student mastery of academics and students note own personal growth. We emphasize leadership ability.
Environmental Stewardship
Environmental Stewardship: Wider Horizon students are taught to be responsible citizens of the Earth. We are solar powered and maintain a no waste policy.
Public Speaking
Public Speaking: Multiple forums to practice speaking in front of an audience, Learn to give a presentation on various topics, Help others to become better speakers
Friday Night Live 2014
Performance: Theater production gives every student opportunity to perform in front of a large audience in a professional theater setting. Yearly performance enhances skill level.

Welcome

Welcome to Wider Horizons School. Since 1983 Wider Horizons School has been the only academic non-religiously affiliated private school in Hernando County, Florida. The Central Florida location gives students year round access to outdoor classroom activities in our National Wildlife Certified School.

Wider Horizons School is dedicated to teaching the skills and character necessary for success in life. The school creates an educational environment motivating the student to strive to maximize his or her potential in the academic, social, emotional and moral domains. We teach the students to be more focused, work faster, and to be more organized.

** We issue I-20 Visas through Sevis for International students***
We have had many International students attend Wider Horizons School. Many of them finishing their High School education here and graduating, most have gone on to continue their education at well known colleges. Over the years we have had students from, Ireland, Germany, Bosnia, Nigeria, Korea, China, Syria, Vietnam, Jordan, Costa Rica, Peru, Canada, Egypt, Iran.

Mission Statement

  • To foster academic growth and character development
  • To enhance student self competence through the work ethic
  • To nurture a love for independent learning

Accredited Nationally: National Independent Private School Association.
AdvancEd-SACSCASI (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Council on Accreditation and School Improvement)

In the News

Did you miss our 25th Annual Biography Fair?

Watch Neil Armstrong and Marie Antoinette deliver their presentations:

WHS Students Celebrate Constitution Day on WWJB!

Thank you Naturecoast TV !

County Commissioners praise Wider Horizons School. Watch the youtube video:

Upcoming Events

Now Enrolling for the 2016-2017 School Year
Call for appointments Now
SUMMER CAMP ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN

PRESCHOOL AND PRIMARY

LANGUAGE ARTS/MATH ENRICHMENT
9am-12noon --- $90/week --- Full Day $120/week

MATH ENRICHMENT:
I can tell math stories, Math facts races, Dr. Math operates, Math games and tricks
LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT:
Be an author, Stamp a story, Make funny picture stories, Be a poet, “I read it, I got it!”
Be a Journalist, Be an illustrator of stories, Wow, look how many words I know !

WEEKLY FUN THEMES
JUNE 6-10 LET’S DIG DINOSAURS
JUNE 13-17 HOME ON THE RANGE WITH COWBOYS
JUNE 20-24 DR. SUESS AND FRIENDS
JUNE 27-JULY 1 CASTLES AND KNIGHTS AND PRINCESSES
JULY 5-8 LITTLE MAD SCIENTISTS
JULY 11-15 GOING ON A SAFARI
JULY18-22 WHICH SUPER HERO AM I?
JULY 25-29 STORYTELLERS

ELEMENTARY 2nd-6th grades

9am-2PM --- $115/week---Full Day $150/week
MATH ENRICHMENT:
Fill in the gaps, Make me faster, Tricks and patterns, Games with Numbers
LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT:
Write a newspaper, Interview, Produce a TV show, Be a Poet,

WEEKLY FUN THEMES
JUNE 6-10 FIESTA- SPANISH LIVING
JUNE 13-17 STEM CAMP-SCIENCE, TECH, ENGINEERING, MATH
JUNE 20-24 ANIMAL PLANET
JUNE 27-JULY 1 CSI- INVESTIGATION, SOLVE CRIMES
JULY 5-8 CONSTRUCTION- WE BUILD IT
JULY 11-15 STEM CAMP-SCIENCE, TECH, ENGINEERING, MATH
JULY18-22 FITNESS- SHAPE ‘EM UP
JULY 25-29 IMOVIE MAKERS

STEM CAMP-SCIENCE,TECHNOLOGY,ENGINEERING,MATHEMATICS
Going into 2nd grade to 7th grade

June 13-17 and July 11-15
9am-2:00 --- $115/week---Full Day $150/week

CAMP INVENTORS
CAMP ENGINEERS
CAMP ROBOTICS/PROGRAMMERS

JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL SKILLS PROGRAM
For students entering junior high and above

June 20-June 24
June 27- July 1
--- Two Week Program---9am-1pm $150/week

MATH IMPROVEMENT
ADVANCEMENT
SAT/ACT PREP
STUDY SKILLS
TEST TAKING TRICKS
CRITICAL THINKING

August 12th- 1pm Meet the teacher

August 15th - First Day of Classes

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