Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) is a non-profit, K-12 charter school in Ahwatukee serving more than 1,550 students from the East Valley. HCLC provides an integrated curriculum approach so students understand how their classes, like life, are linked together. This process involves students solving real-life problems through cooperative, thematic, hands-on experiences which makes learning come alive. HCLC’s goal is to maintain students’ joy and enthusiasm for learning so academic achievement and setting high standards become a lifestyle. This goal, along with leadership skills, problem-solving abilities, and character development, define the person they are meant to be.