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Students, ages 12-17, interested in pursuing a career in the arts would benefit from HSA Prep, which provides accelerated arts training to prepare students for a continued education in the arts.

Ages 2-6 require no assessment for classes; simply choose the class that is the right fit for your child’s age. For dance classes and private music lessons, each student will be given an assessment by the department to determine the appropriate placement level for classes.

Yes. However, for those students who do not have access to an instrument, HSA can provide a list of stores that rent a variety of instruments.

Each semester runs for 16 weeks. Classes generally last between 30 minutes to 2 hours, and students may take as many classes as they like during our 32-week school year.

The HSA Early Childhood program offers classes for children ages 2 to 4 years old, see details and class descriptions on each department’s page. Several of the early childhood education classes require an adult caregiver to participate!

Summer Camps

If a child becomes sick or injured during camp, they will immediately be seen by our health director, who will provide immediate health care and contact the parent or guardian of that child for pick up. Severe injuries will warrant calling 911.

Please contact Student Services at info@hsanyc.org or by calling (212) 926-4100. For billing questions please contact billing@hsanyc.org.

$100 off each session (now through March 19)
10% off automatically when siblings register (now through June 3)
20% off for Harlem Academy students (now through June 3 – contact info@hsanyc.org for information on the process)
The Package discount will activate when 3 camp sessions appear on an invoice for 14%

We will only be able to send your child home with who you have listed on your pick-up list. Please make sure to notify us, if anything changes.

All students should be dropped off no later than 9 am. You are able to pick your child up early, but please call the school first and let us know that you are coming to pick up your child before the normal dismissal time. If you are running late to drop off or pick up your child, please call the HSA front desk at (212) 926-4100.