How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested families with students entering kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to begin the application process. We use rolling admissions so there are no specific deadlines, but we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible.
STEP 1: Get to know Harlem Academy
We welcome you to attend a virtual information session. Complete this form to receive the Zoom meeting information. Upcoming dates are listed below.
  • Monday, June 27 at 10 AM
  • Thursday, July 7 at 6 PM
  • Tuesday, July 12 at 10 AM
STEP 2: Sign up to access our admissions portal
Complete an interest form to receive log-in information for our admissions portal, MyHA.

STEP 3: Apply online
Submit the admissions materials outlined in your family's admission checklist on MyHA (link is external). You will receive the admissions committee's recommendation for continuing the application process within two weeks of submitting the requested checklist items. 

STEP 4: Complete phase 2 of the admissions process
Families invited by the admissions committee to continue with the second phase of admissions will submit additional materials depending on grade level and attend an online family interview. A final recommendation for enrollment will be shared on MyHA (link is external) within two weeks of completing the phase 2 checklist. You can review updates to the status of your application on MyHA (link is external).


Please review the Admissions FAQs and Results to learn more about Harlem Academy. You are always welcome to contact Khaliah Adams-Joseph, Enrollment Director, at  or 212.348.2600 with any questions  or schedule a one-on-one meeting using Calendly (link is external).