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New Heights Academy Charter School

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.

 

What makes New Heights great!

Featured News

  • JLG 7408
  • advocacy day
  • back to school potluck
  • block party
  • meet the author
  • MSG
  • spelling bee 
  • Limitless 2016

    Pictures from our event Limitless: Celebrating 10 Years of Academic Excellence. The evening was held at the historic Minton’s Playhouse where Chef JJ Johnson was honored. Chef JJ is an award-winning chef at The Cecil and Minton's in Harlem. He has also partnered with NHACS to mentor students who want a career as a chef.
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  • Advocacy Day

    Students and Staff members from different charter schools performed and talked to council members, house and senate representative on behalf in this annual event..
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  • Back to School Night Potlock 2015

    Dishes from around Central, South America and the Caribbean were donated by parents
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  • Our annual block party!

    Every year we throw and annual block party to welcome back students and staff members.
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  • 6th Graders Study Harlem Theater History


    Meet the Author of the book Crossover, Kwame Alexander. The book is the winner of the 2015 Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award Honor.
  • New Heights at MSG


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  • Spelling Bee 2015

    December 2015 the top 32 spellers of Middle School showed off their amazing skills
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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT NEW HEIGHTS

2016-2017 NEW STUDENT APPLICATION FORM/La nueva solicitud para el año escolar 2016-2017:

New Heights Academy Charter School Application 2016 - 2017 

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5/18/2016

 

  • -Progress Report Mailed home

 

5/20/2016 - 5/21/2016

 

-NHACS ‘Midsummer’s Night  Dream’ play

 

5/25/2016

 

-½ day day-Students will be dismissed at 12pm

 

5/25/2016

 

Board Meeting 7-9PM

 

5/26/2016

 

-21th NHACS ‘Midsummer’s Night  Dream’ play

 

 5/30/2016

 

Honor Roll Society Induction (Middle School & High School)

 

 6/2/2016

 

-High School Prom

 

 6/23/2016

 

-Honor Roll Trip

 

 6/24/2016

 

-Graduation (Middle School & High School)

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!

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