“This place is special!”

– Mother of an HVA student


Our Fall 2023 application is open!

Apply to join us next school year for PreK–4th grade.

At HVA, your child will experience an exceptionally high-quality education in a nurturing environment. Our dedicated team of teachers, principals, and social workers will support your child in becoming an independent thinker and compassionate individual who graduates from college and makes a meaningful contribution to society.

Give your child an excellent education at HVA.


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Questions? We’d love to hear from you!

Contact us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org or (646) 484-1720.

HVA is open to all students, and there is no cost to apply or attend.

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 our youngest students 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.

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


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

Events & Info Sessions

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

Virtual Info Sessions

Join us on Zoom to learn more about why families say that HVA is a truly outstanding school. Get answers to your questions and learn how to apply. We can't wait to e-meet you!
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HVA Montessori PreK
Tue, Jan 31 @ 6:30 PM
Tue, Feb 21 @ 6:30 PM
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HVA Elementary
Wed, Feb 1 @ 6:30 PM
Wed, Feb 22 @ 6:30 PM

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 Elementary & PreK
Wed, Feb 1 @ 9:00 AM
Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 AM
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HVA East Elementary & PreK
Thu, Feb 2 @ 9:00 AM
Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 AM


Bring your family to an Open House at HVA West! Learn all about our school and take a tour of our classrooms. We'll have fun activities and refreshments, too! Our staff will be there to answer any questions you have and help you apply.
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HVA West Elementary
Sat, Feb 25 @ 10:00 AM


Join us for March Madness—a fun, basketball-themed Open House at HVA East! Kids can come dressed in their favorite sports team apparel. We'll have a hoops contest in the gym and tours of our classrooms. Our staff will be there to answer any questions you have and help you apply.
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HVA East Elementary
Sat, Mar 25 @ 10:00 AM

HVA Viewbook

Click the image below to see what makes our community special!

“HVA is like a
private school.”

– Natasha, mother of HVA student



We’d love to hear from you!

You can reach us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org or (646) 848-1720.