Welcome to Horizon Academy West – Home of the Bears!  Horizon Academy West (HAW) is committed to providing a rigorous learning environment where all students will be challenged and encouraged to reach their potential. We are a free, public charter school serving Kindergarten through Fifth Grade students in Albuquerque, NM.  We are a 4-day a week school and are open Monday through Thursday.  As we are a lottery-based school, we encourage you to click on Lottery Applications to apply.

2024-2025 Updates (DRESS CODE, CALENDAR, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, BACK TO SCHOOL) for HAW Families (check back often for updates)


Horizon Academy West has partnered with Ad it Up Screen Print and Embroidery to offer dress code approved T-shirts, Polos, Sweatshirts, and a sweater with our HAW approved logo.  See the Ad it Up Website link below. All items on the Ad it Up Website can be worn every day.  Check out our HAW Website for our 24-25 revised Dress Code.  Just a reminder, this is an option.  Students may wear solid navy polos or t-shirts.  PTO spirit shirts may be worn each Thursday and PTO spirit outwear may be worn over a uniform shirt daily.  

NOTE:  Families may not reproduce the HAW logo using other companies or personal DIY methods.  These will not be allowed.   

Ad it Up Website for ordering:  https://hawest.adituptees.com/

All ordering questions should be directed to Ad it Up.

School Supplies 24-25 (LINK School Tool Box Order)
School Supply List 24-25 (List for Local Shopping)
CALENDAR 2024-2025 (Approved)
CREW Registration (Before and After School Program)

Our ESSERS III funds are at work!

ESSERS III ARP Appllication

HAW Governing Council Notices


HAW Governing Council regular open meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm to be held in-person in the conference room or join us virtually using the link on the monthly agenda.

Next regular open meeting is scheduled on July 16, 2024 at 4:30pm.

Please click on Notices Link above for more information and archived agendas and minutes.

Our Learning Model

Horizon Academy West is open for 100% in-person learning and following the guidelines from the NM PED and Department of Health. Students The school continues to maintain a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community.

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Trusted by Our Community

I really love this school my daughter has learned so much in so many ways from education to being considerate, respectful and knowing how to take accountability for her actions. I love this school and their teachers
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Our daughters have attended HAW throughout their preschool and elementary years. Our experience with HAW staff has been very positive and they (teachers and staff) truly have our kids' best interests at heart. In addition, our daughters have thrived academically and are performing above their grade levels in reading, writing and math. We were thrilled when our oldest transitioned to middle school with above-average academic performance across all academic areas. Socially, the school holds many family functions that brings our community together. Love, Love, Love Horizon Academy West!
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