HVA High ranks #1 of all public, nonselective high schools in New York City for college enrollment.

Sustained Academic Growth

For ten years, HVA students have entered our system in 5th grade* considerably behind grade level, many requiring intensive remediation and phonics instruction. Yet performance improves throughout middle school and by eighth grade HVA has ranked as the

#1 or #2 middle school in Harlem for the last seven of eight years.

*We opened our two elementary schools in 2012.

Outstanding Parent Satisfaction


Every year, the New York Department of Education conducts a survey to measure the level of satisfaction among students and parents at every school. 99% of parents are satisfied or very satisfied with the education they receive at Harlem Village Academies and 96% are satisfied with the opportunities they have to be involved in their child’s education.

Consistent Track Record

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HVA has a track record of outstanding performance year after year. Since our first graduating class in 2011, 98% or more of students have scored proficient on all Regents exams required for graduation.

Strong High School Graduation

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The New York City high school graduation rate is 60%. By comparison, HVA’s high school graduation rate is 95%.

College Graduation


Nationally, 8% of low-income students graduate from college. By comparison, more than 88% of HVA’s high school seniors enroll in college.