“HVA is the best school
in Harlem!
It’s like a private school.”

– Jasmine, mother of HVA student

Apply Today Info Sessions

We are now accepting PreK-4th grade applications for the 2021-22 school year!

Harlem Village Academies provides
a gifted & talented quality
PreK-12 grade education for all students

The deadline to apply to the Lottery is April 1 at 5PM.

Enrollment is free and open to all students. If you have any questions, please email us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org or call us at 646-484-1720.

We’d love to hear from you!

Apply Today! Info Sessions

Why do families choose
Harlem Village Academies?

  • HVA teaches critical thinking, student independence, and ethical purpose
  • HVA is a neighborhood school with a warm, caring environment and deep respect for students and parents
  • HVA has 15 years of proven results: students rank at the very top on state tests and 100% earn admission to college
  • HVA is distinguished as the only charter school in Harlem offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB), widely recognized as the most sophisticated college preparatory curriculum

Info Sessions

Interested in learning more about HVA directly from teachers and school leaders?
Please register below and join us for one of our upcoming information sessions!

HVA East Elementary (Grades PreK-5)

2351 First Avenue (at 120th Street)

HVA West Lower Elementary (Grades PreK-2)

Leon H. Gray Elementary
74 West 124th Street

West Upper Elementary (Grades 3-5)

132 West 124th Street

Parents and teachers committed to an excellent education

Our parents:

  • Ensure reading and studying at home daily is a high priority
  • Ensure students arrive to school on time, every day
  • Regularly participate in school meetings and activities

Our teachers:

  • Provide challenging, inspiring instruction
  • Hold the highest expectations for respectful behavior while fostering student leadership
  • Communicate frequently with parents

HVA Viewbook

Click here to see what makes our community special!

Pending approval from the NYC DOE, our pre-k will open in Fall 2021.