Two National Blue Ribbon School Awards

HSA Columbus HS 2012
HSA Cleveland HS 2009

The Blue Ribbon is a prestigious award given to successful schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Horizon was one of the 10 charter schools nationwide and the only charter school from Ohio, out of 350, to receive the award.

Horizon Cleveland High School made the “America’s Best High Schools” list by US News & World Report twice, in 2008 and 2010.

The Report analyzed almost 19,000 public schools in the United States to develop the list. 

HSA Cleveland High School received the federal “Distinguished School Award” by the National Association of State Title 1 Directors 

The award was given for closing the achievement gap between minority and white students in 2010. 

Excellent with Distinction Rating

Noble Academy Cleveland was rated "Excellent with Distinction" by the Ohio Department of Education in 2010. Noble was the only charter to receive such a rating our of 350 schools. 

Four of the Horizon Science Academies in Ohio were rated “Excellent” by the Ohio Department of Education in 2011

HSA Springfield
HSA Cleveland High
HSA Cleveland Middle
Noble Academy Cleveland

Three of the Horizon Science Academies made the annual “Schools of Promise” list released by the Ohio Department of Education thus far.

HSA Cleveland High
HSA Columbus High
HSA Toledo

The first charter school student to compete at the INTEL International Science Fair was an HSA Cleveland High School student.

#1 Chess Team in Ohio

After their second place win at the Greater Cleveland Scholastic Chess League competition, the Horizon Cleveland High School team claimed first place at the 2011 State of Ohio Chess Tournament out of 400 teams.

Robotics Team Champion’s Award

HSA Denison Middle School robotics team won the Champion’s Award at Hathaway Brown Regional Robotics Competition in Cleveland in 2011. HSA Cincinnati Wolves advanced to the World Championship and CMSA roboTitans is invited to North America Championship due to their success in Illinois State Tournaments.

Gold Medal at International Olympiad

In 2008, Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School student Edward Capps won the gold medal in the International Environmental Project Olympiad in Azerbaijan.

An Outlier: HSA Cleveland Middle School

HSA Cleveland Middle School was featured in a report, “Needles in a Haystack,” by the Thomas Fordham Institute in 2010. The report identified eight outlier schools that “showed significant achievement for disadvantaged youngsters from depressed inner-city communities.”

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