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It’s a great day at New Heights

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New Heights Academy Charter School was founded in 2006 to provide a college preparatory education in a safe and nurturing environment to students in grades 5-12 living in Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood. Our family embodies the core values of perseverance, responsibility, integrity, discipline, and enthusiasm. 

Our school culture is characterized by transparent communication, trust in community members, and an appreciation for diversity of perspectives. Our scholars are engaged in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum which emphasizes critical thinking, curiosity, competence, confidence, and control. We are committed to ensuring 90% of students achieve mastery of 90% of the common core learning standards by 2018.


Student and Staff Reflections

Reflections from our Founding Staff and Class of 2014.

Featured News

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  • Read the story in the Amsterdam News!
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  • The Junior Class College Tour

    Class of 2015 at the Capitol — at Washington DC.
  • The Junior Class College Tour

    New Heights Class of 2015 — at University of Delaware.
  • The Junior Class College Tour

    Class of 2015 visited Morgan State University. — at Morgan State
  • New Heights Academy - Career Day 2014

  • 6th Graders Study Harlem Theater History

    Read the story in the Amsterdam News...
  • High School Camping Trip

  • Meet Jasmine

    Jasmine, a Class of 2014 student, is profiled in the 2013 Annual Report of our partner Civic Builders.


Middle School

Our main telephone line is down, please call: 212.926.0373 to contact us. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. 


Nuestra linea telefonica no esta fusionando en estos momentos. Se pueden comunicar con nosotros al: 212.926.0373. Gracias por su cooperacion y paciencia.  

High School

Regents Exams/ Examenes de Regents: 6/22/15 - 6/24/15 


Baccalaureate Awards/ Galardon de Bachiller: 6/24/15


Graduation Ceremony/ Ceremonia de Graduacion:6/25/15

General Meetings

The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for:

La proxima reunion de la Junta Directiva que llevara acabo:



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Please note - All meetings are open to the public. Tenga en cuenta - Todas las reuniones estan abierta al publico.



NHACS Health and Safety Information






Invest in the Future

New Heights Academy Charter School opened its doors in 2006 with the mission of preparing Washington Heights, Inwood, and Harlem students to succeed in college and life.  Through our comprehensive approach to education, we have achieved an average annual graduation rate of 84%, far exceeding the New York City average of 65%.  Your support to New Heights Academy Charter School helps to ensure that every day is a great day at New Heights!