Horizonte Instruction and Training Center

Horizonte Instruction and Training Center is a multicultural, ambitiously innovative and comprehensive, multi-campus school whose many flexible programs serve the needs of students throughout the Salt Lake area. Horizonte operates several different programs under the motto “As far as the eye can see, as far as the mind can reach.” Horizonte serves about 800 high school students and 80 intermediate students throughout the year. In Horizonte’s adult high school program more than 2,200 adults of all ages pursue basic literacy, high school diplomas and GED diplomas. Approximately 2,600 persons study English in the English language program throughout the year.

Referral Process for Youth

  • Referral from home school
  • Three-day orientation: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • T.A.B.E. test, writing sample, career interest inventory
  • Intake meeting with student and parent/guardian to decide program placement

Program for Youth

  • Math problems in every class everyday to practice and improve skills performance on the Utah Basic Skills Competency Test (UBSCT).
  • 25 minutes silent, sustained reading daily to improve reading skills and performance on the UBSCT
  • Daily editing and writing prompts to improve skills and performance on the UBSCT
  • Use of individually tailored assessment and instruction provided through Classworks software to increase performance on the UBSCT
  • Continued professional development and teacher training
  • District Career and Technical Education classes and concurrent Salt Lake Community College classes

Adult High School Completion

  • Day Program:
    • Seven-period day Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 2:55 p.m.
    • Two-day orientation required
    • Orientation - Monday and Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • $35.00 per 6-8 week session
  • Night Program:
    • Classes - Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • High School Adult Basic Education classes
    • High school completion directed studies program
    • GED preparation
    • Salt Lake Community College medical assisting program

Adult English Language Learning Program

  • Day Program:
    • English classes taught at various competency levels
    • Seven-period day Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 2:55 p.m.
    • Two-day orientation required\
  • Night Program:
    • English classes taught at various competency levels
    • Classes - Tuesday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Two-day orientation required

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