“HVA is the best school in Harlem!”

– Jasmine, mother of HVA student


We are now accepting PreK-5th grade applications
for the 2021-22 school year

There’s still time. Apply for the waitlist!

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

We can take your application over the phone!
Call or text 646-484-1720 to set up a time to apply.

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

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

Info Sessions

There’s still time to apply and add your name to our waitlist.
Please join us for an information session to hear directly from teachers and school leaders about what makes HVA so special!

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

HVA West Upper Elementary (Grades 3-5)

132 West 124th Street

HVA Viewbook

Click here 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!

Email us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org or call us at 646-484-1720.

There’s still time. apply FOR THE waitlist!