How to Apply


Harlem Academy is now accepting applications for September 2016. We practice rolling admissions and there is no specific deadline for application materials.

Please review the admissions procedure information below. If you feel that Harlem Academy is the right fit for your child, start an application

Upcoming Interview Sessions

Applying families are invited to sign up for an upcoming interview session. 

  • Saturday, June 11
    First and second grade - 9:30 a.m.
    Third through eighth grade - 11:30 a.m. 
Sign Up - Contact Enrollment Director Jennifer Prince to sign up for an interview.


Admissions Procedure

  1. Phase 1 - Includes an application form, transcript, tuition worksheet, interview, application fee, and writing/math samples depending on grade. Exact requirements differ by grade. Note: The tuition worksheet is available at either the interview or information session. 
  2. Phase 1 Notification - Families will be notified as to whether or not they have been promoted by the admissions committee to Phase 2 of the application process.
  3. Phase 2 - Includes teacher recommendation, personal recommendation, and student visit. Exact requirements differ by grade.
  4. Phase 2 Notification – Within two weeks of completion of Phase 2, families will be notified of their standing. 
  5. Enrollment - Admitted students have two weeks from the postmark date of their letter of acceptance to notify the school of their decision and submit a nonrefundable deposit.
Questions?  Contact Jennifer Prince at or 212.348.2600 x304.
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