Harlem Academy is an independent school (grades 1-8 + kindergarten in fall 2022) 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.
NUMBER OF STUDENTS
SOURCES OF FUNDING
87% philanthropic donations
3% public sources
Rigorous, engaging academics
Differentiated instruction within small classes
Strong family partnership
Regular, effective evaluation
EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WHO WE SERVE
Harlem Academy uses a selective admissions process to identify students with the potential to succeed in our rigorous academic program.
Our robust scholarship program ensures no child is ever turned away for a family’s inability to pay.
Our students gain an average of 16 points during their time with us, graduating at the 90th percentile.
SECONDARY SCHOOL MATRICULATION
100% of the students in our last four graduating classes matriculated to selective secondary schools, including Horace Mann, Peddie, Trinity, Riverdale, and Spence.
Our graduates receive independent day and boarding school scholarships that average more than $50,000 per year.
94% of our graduates are enrolled in four-year colleges, surpassing national outcomes for high-achieving, wealthier students.
Our graduates have matriculated to top colleges, including Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Dartmouth, Howard, NYU, Princeton, Wesleyan, and Yale.