Georgia Tech

Horizons Atlanta at Georgia Tech (GT) currently serves 195 rising 1st through 9th grade students. This site began high school programming in school year 2017-2018 to help prepare Horizons alums for entry into post-secondary educational institutions. This Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) focused program partners with Centennial Academy, Hollis Innovation Academy, and Drew Charter School. Scholars learn to code and conduct hands-on STEAM experiments weekly. Scholars have access to Georgia Tech staff, faculty and students through lab visits and guest speakers. Robust school year programming includes an after school program with homework assistance, hands-on STEAM experiments, and life skills training. The program also hosts family engagement events throughout the school year.

Launched In: 2013

2021 Program Dates: June 21st-July 16th

Site Director: 
Sirocus Barnes - sbarnes@horizonsatlanta.org

Feeder Schools: Centennial Academy, Drew Charter, Hollis Innovation Academy

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