World Class Progressive Education for the Children of Harlem

Harlem Village Academies

is a progressive K-12 charter school network in Harlem affiliated with the Progressive Education Institute. We are passionate about creating a rich intellectual life for students as well as teachers.

Progressive Education at HVA

We are deeply committed to progressive education while emphatically embracing a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and accountability for student learning.

Careers at HVA

We hold ourselves accountable for creating learning experiences that inspire and require the highest levels of intellectual sophistication.

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Every child who attends HVA is unique, and has the unwavering support of our family of educators, deans, social workers, mentors, and faculty, all guided by the mandate that the needs of the student come first.

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We are a community of educators deeply committed to the ideals of progressive education. We hold ourselves accountable for creating learning experiences that inspire and require the highest levels of intellectual sophistication, and we aspire to learn, live, and work in schools that reflect our philosophy.