Welcome to Horizon Elementary School! We look forward to a wonderful year with you and your child! The Horizon Elementary staff strives to provide high quality educational opportunities for each child. We hold the belief that each child has the potential to be successful, and we invite you to become our partners in helping your child to reach his/her full potential.

Horizon Elementary is a school of happy, engaged, motivated learners with high standards for academic achievement. Our competent, highly committed staff and the partnership between parents, staff, and students exemplifies the spirit of HES.  Our vision is committed to developing the strengths of each individual. We know that students and communities flourish and learn from each other when strengths are highlighted. We care about the skills our students are developing as well as the kind of people they are becoming. This commitment to all-around educational excellence is the tie that binds the staff, parents, and community in the Smithville School District.

Start & End Times:


Start Time: 8:45 am (Student drop off begins at 8:30 am)

End Time:  3:45 pm 


Start Time: 9:05 am (Student drop off begins at 8:50 am)

End Time:  3:45 pm 

 Early Release Days:

End Time: 1:15 pm


Kristi Mellon

Taylor Jahn
Assistant Principal

Amber Carter
Administrative Assistant

Tarryn Hickman
Administrative Assistant/HES Registrar