Applying to Kindergarten

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Families may begin the application process for the 2024-2025 school year via MyHA. You can start the process right away, and there is no fee to apply.

Children applying to kindergarten must be five years old by September 1 of the year they enter kindergarten. Applications are accepted during the fall prior to entry. 

The family application form and preliminary tuition worksheet are due by December 1. You should also schedule your child’s in-person playdate (Saturday, November 4 or Saturday, December 9) and FLI Assessment (flexible but must be completed by January 2) as soon as possible via myHA. 

You are encouraged to attend our “Getting to Know Harlem Academy” events. Please see the calendar for more information and to sign up.

2024-25 Applications Open 
Get started on MyHA.
Monday, Aug 28, 2023
Schedule FLI Assessment and In-Person Playdate
Schedule an appointment in your checklist.
In-person Playdate Option 1
Saturday, Nov 4, 2023
Applications Due
Includes family application form and preliminary tuition worksheet. Request to complete questionnaire sent to your child’s current teacher.
Friday, December 1, 2023
In-person Playdate Option 2
Saturday, Dec 9, 2023
All Application Materials Submitted
Includes FLI assessment results, most recent report card (if available), teacher questionnaire, and personal recommendation.
Tuesday, Jan 2, 2024
Decision Notification
Thursday, Feb 8, 2024

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New York, NY, 10030

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Harlem Academy is an independent school (grades K-8) that drives equity of opportunity for promising students, guiding them to thrive at the highest academic levels and one day make a mark on the world.