Harlem Academy

Harlem Academy is an academically rigorous independent school for children whose aptitude for success in higher education might otherwise go unrealized.
Working in partnership with families.our goal is for each student to attain the level of scholastic achievement and personal development required to enter and thrive at a top secondary school, while setting a course for life long learning and contribution to our world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Harlem Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes The Tuition for Harlem Academy is on a sliding scale.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Admissions Director Jennifer Prince

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Fiber Arts, Game Club, Literary Magazine, Lower School Service Club, Musical Theatre, Pottery Club, Running Club, Shakespeare Club, Sports Camp, Technology Club, Yoga Chess Club, Fiber Arts, Game Club, Pottery Club, Running Club, Sports Camp, Yoga, Entrepreneurship Club,
Literary Magazine,
Lower School Service Club,
Musical Theatre,
Shakespeare Club,
Technology Club,

School Notes

  • Harlem Academy inspires excellence with a rigorous curriculum wrapped in a joyful and ethical school culture. We foster confidence by setting up real challenges for all our students, nurturing their talents, and supporting them to meet their goals. We work with focus and determination but take time to celebrate each other`s achievements and share in life`s special moments.Skill development is the foundation of a Harlem Academy education. We believe that core academic skills (reading, writing, and mathematical reasoning) and strong character habits (initiative, integrity, compassion, and determination) are the key ingredients students need for success at top secondary schools and as contributing members of the community. To build these skills, our approach combines depth, practice, challenge, and engagement in every curricular area.
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