Policies & Governance

Horizon Honors Sign

Horizon Community Learning Center (doing business as Horizon Honors Schools) is the charter holder for two schools: Horizon Honors Elementary School (Grades K-6) and Horizon Honors Secondary School (Grades 7-12). The charter is organized with the following authoritative structure:

Corporate Board
Governing (School) Board
Executive Director
School Principals

Horizon Honors School Board:

The Horizon Honors School Board is comprised of five members:
  • Bill Thompson, President
  • Fred Neal*, Vice President
  • Pilar Holtrop, Member
  • Brittany Stotler, Member
  • William Stalker Highsmith, Member

    The Corporate Board of Directors appoints the board members annually.

    The School Board is responsible for the oversight of the schools' programs and operations including all student, personnel, and financial responsibilities. School Board Meetings are held once a month at 5 p.m. in the Main Office (unless otherwise noted) on the dates listed below. Per A.R.S. §38-431.02, all notices of the meetings for the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted on this website. Notices will also be posted outside the Horizon Honors Main Office door at 16233 South 48th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85048, which is open to the public. Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda. 

    • Board agendas can be accessed below.
    • Public comment instructions and the required form can be found here.
    • Minutes from the meetings are available by request in the Main Office.

    2022-2023 School Board Meetings:

    July 12, 2022   Organizational Board Meeting Agenda
    July 12, 2022 at 5:05 p.m.
      Budget Hearing Agenda
    July 12, 2022 following budget hearing
      Board Meeting Agenda
    August 23, 2022   Board Meeting Agenda
    September 27, 2022   Board Meeting Agenda
    October 25, 2022   Board Meeting Agenda
    November 22, 2022   Board Meeting Agenda
    December 13, 2022   Board Meeting Agenda
    January 17, 2023   Investment Board Meeting Agenda
    January 24, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda
    February 21, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda
    March 21, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda
    April 25, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda
    May 23, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda
     May 30, 2023   Public Notice- Graduation
    June 6, 2023    Investment Board Meeting Agenda
    June 6, 2023   Board Meeting Agenda

    Other School Board Documents:

    2022-2023 Horizon Honors Elementary School Notice of Budget Hearing
    2022-2023 Horizon Honors Elementary School Budget

    2022-2023 Horizon Honors Secondary School Notice of Budget Hearing
    2022-2023 Horizon Honors Secondary School Budget

    Public Records Requests:

    All public records requests should be sent to the following:
    Melissa Hartley
    melissa.hartley at horizonhonors.org

    Please send a detailed email with your request and use the subject line: "Public Records Request." Notice of receipt of the request will be sent within 5 business days. 

    * Original founder of Horizon Community Learning Center, Inc.

    © 2023 Horizon Honors Schools