Harlem Village Academies Application Process

Please see below for an overview of how to enroll your child in our schools. If you have any questions, please email us at enrollment@harlemvillage.org.

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Application process

Deadline April 1.  Applications must be submitted online by 5pm on April 1.  Once you submit your application, you may use this same link to track its status.  (If you need a paper application, you may obtain one by emailing enrollment@harlemvillage.org.)

  • You must be a resident of New York state to apply to Harlem Village Academies.
  • Your child must be five years old on or before December 31, 2021 to apply to kindergarten.
  • Admission is FREE, determined by a lottery, and is not limited based on any factor, but returning students have admissions priority.

April 2.  The HVA Enrollment Lottery is broadcast online at 5pm on April 2.  After the lottery, each family will receive an email notification with an offer or wait list information.  (Waitlisted families will receive offers on a rolling basis.)  Families are not required to attend the lottery. However, if you would like to attend, please email enrollment@harlemvillage.org for a zoom link and call-in information.

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