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Harlem Village Academy West Charter Elementary School

Grades: K-5
Noteworthy
132 West 124th Street
Manhattan NY 10027
Phone: 646-812-9800

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Harlem Village Academy West Charter Elementary School is a charter school in Harlem, serving grades Kindergarten through 5. The school is affiliated with Harlem Village Academy West Charter Middle School (6-8).

This is a school where children who enter with low, middle and high test scores will do well, as compared to other schools in the city.

Charter schools are tuition-free schools that operate independently of the city Department of Education, and because of this have a lot of leeway over things like discipline codes, school year/day lengths and teaching philosophies. Charter schools can range from super traditional and strict to super progressive with lots of student freedom. Be sure to ask questions when you visit. Most give priority to children who live in the school district in which the school is located and each school runs its own lottery and enrollment process. Check the school's own website for the application and due date listed under "contact" on this page.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

How do students perform academically?

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
886
Asian
0%
Black
77%
Hispanic
20%
White
1%
Other
3%
Free or reduced priced lunch
77%
Students with disabilities
19%
English language learners
4%

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No


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Contact & Location

Location

Harlem (District 5)

Contact

Principal
Jason Epting/Kevin Tallat-Kelpsa

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Uniforms required?
No
Metal detectors?
No

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