school uses an interdisciplinary approach to address students
learning needs, which also encompasses a strong counseling program
to work with both students and parents.
In general, the goal of the school is to provide a strong
college preparatory program for all students.
graduation students are admitted to a minimum of two colleges often
with scholarships. This
year the school has embarked upon several new initiatives which
include that of the middle school, Literacy, Saturday Math and
Science Institute, Smart Process Science and collaboration with the
New York University Metropolitan Center for Urban Development for
teacher training and staff development.
Students who attend the school have an extended program,
which begins at 8:15 AM and ends approximately at 6:00 PM.
student population is heterogeneous and supported by 27 academic
teachers, 15 artistic teachers and 2 guidance counselors.
Of these teachers 67% are permanently licensed and assigned
to the school; 41% have been teaching for more than five years and
66%. Seven have a Masterís Degree or Higher. The
school' goal will continue to be the building of a World Class
School by strengthening students skills in the area of of literacy
across the curriculum and the on going staff development program
provided by the New York
University Metropolitan Center for Urban Development, Community School
District #5, the division of Alternative
High School and the Lehman
College. The Choir Academy of Harlem is a school whose
theme is predicated upon academic excellence and performing art.