Learn Deeper, Reach Higher.

HVA offers a free, private school quality education to all students.

Now accepting PreK–6th grade applications for Fall 2024.

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The only charter schools in New York offering Montessori through the International Baccalaureate (IB).

At HVA, we’re dedicated to deeper learning from PreK through high school and beyond. Here, your child will develop confidence, independence, curiosity, and a love of learning. They will learn to think deeply and critically, read avidly, persist through challenges, solve complex problems, and act with wisdom and integrity.

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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 offers a Montessori PreK program, providing your child with a private school quality education, free of charge.

HVA is distinguished as the only charter school in New York offering both Montessori and the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB), internationally recognized as the most sophisticated college preparatory curriculum.

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How to enroll your child

Get to Know HVA

Browse through our website, follow us on social media, and sign up for email updates from our Enrollment Team.

Apply to our schools

Submit your application by April 1, 2024 to be included in our lottery. Applying is free and easy. Those who are not offered a seat initially will be added to our waitlist.

Experience our community

Sign up to attend an upcoming info session, school tour, or open house at one of our schools.

“HVA is exceeding all our needs and expectations. I’m really happy with our decision to send our son to this school.”

– PARENT OF King, 1st grader
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Events, Tours, & Info Sessions

Join us to learn more about what makes HVA a special place for your child and family!


Join us to learn more about why families say that HVA schools are truly outstanding. Get answers to your questions and learn how to apply. We can't wait to e-meet you!
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Wed, Mar 27 @ 6:30 PM (Zoom)

In-Person School Tours

Come, visit us! Check out our beautiful classrooms, get a glimpse of our teachers and students at work, and experience the joyful learning environment at HVA.
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HVA West Middle
Thu, Mar 28 @ 9:30 AM
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HVA West Elementary
Tue, Feb 20 @ 10:30 AM
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HVA East Elementary
Wed, Mar 27 @ 9:30 AM
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HVA East Middle
Wed, Mar 27 @ 10:00 AM

Open Houses

Dates coming soon!

Your child is a scientist, a poet, a one-of -a-kind individual.

HVA students pursue their unique interests and talents through the arts, athletics, and enrichment activities that deepen learning their experiences and ignite their creativity.


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

Space is limited.
Apply now for Fall 2024.

We’re accepting applications for PreK–6th grades.

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Questions? We’d love to hear from you.
Contact us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org or (646) 484-1720.

HVA schools are tuition-free PreK–12 charter schools with no fee to apply.