Empowering DC's youth to graduate and succeed in life.

Children in Horton’s Kids are twice as likely to graduate from high school. 

What We Do

Horton’s Kids empowers children growing up in DC’s most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life. We serve 500 children in grades K-12 living in Wellington Park & Stanton Oaks – neighborhoods that have been profoundly impacted by decades of disinvestment and barriers to opportunity. Your impact is dramatic: children in Horton’s Kids are twice as likely to graduate from high school.
Academics

We seek to close the academic gap for each child by providing one-on-one tutoring, literacy intervention, homework help, and educational advocacy.

Social-Emotional Learning

Our programs offer children opportunities to broaden their horizons, find new interests, explore their strengths, and give them the chance to enjoy childhood. 

Health & Basic Needs

We serve a neighborhood where the average family has an annual income of less than $10,000. Health and basic needs programs are critical in meeting the children’s basic needs.

Family Engagement

We partner closely with parents to promote their children’s progress, while providing families with essential resources that reduce stress and promote stability.

Make A Difference

Horton’s Kids empowers more than 500 youth in grades K-12 to improve their academic outcomes, develop important character traits, and access healthy meals. The graduation rate for Horton’s Kids participants is twice the neighborhood average.

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Success Stories

With the goal of seeing every child graduate from high school ready for college, career, and life, Horton’s Kids is having significant impacts on the children we serve. Here are just a few of their stories.
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Save the Date!

The 13th Annual Home Runs for Horton’s Kids
Wednesday, July 28 |  6PM EST

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We’ve expanded!

On October 29th, Horton’s Kids began an exciting new chapter with the opening of our Stanton Oaks Community Resource Center in Southeast DC. The second Center, located about an 8-minute walk from our current Center, will serve children and families living in a housing community very similar to Wellington Park.

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“My Horton’s Kids tutor always told me I could be whatever I wanted to be… More and more people telling you the same thing, you start believing it.”

Macey
Macey

“Horton’s Kids has truly been like a second family to me. They have been there every step of the way.”

Tyrec
Tyrec

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