Academic Program

We prepare students for success in college and participatory leadership.

  • Open Honors: optional extra challenge in every class with Honors indicated on transcript
  • AP Classes : American History, Calculus AB, Economics, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Statistics
  • World Languages: Spanish, French & Japanese
  • Extensive Reading:  Harvest students read on average 40 books per year
  • Music: All students learn an instrument (choice of Piano, Guitar, Chorus, Band)
  • College Now: Free college classes through Hunter College now
  • Harvest offers 57 credits in four years of study while the DOE requires 44 credits to graduate–this is an equivalent of an extra year of learning!


English History Mathematics
Students read, discuss and write about great works of literature by Shakespeare, Frederick Douglass,F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others as well…Read More Harvest Collegiate pushes students to critically evaluate historical sources at pivotal moments in history…Read More Our program focuses on building student’s mathematical reasoning through compelling problems…Read More
Music Science Language Other Than English
Every student learns a musical instrument at Harvest Collegiate…Read More Our science program concentrates on how to actually do science, learning the core ideas of the scientific method through experimental design, critique and analysis…Read More We offer Spanish and French language…Read More
Physical Education Advisory Arts
We think of physical education as a vital part of a student’s well-being…Read More Advisor is responsible for overseeing and proactively addressing the child’s overall…Read More

Lower House focus: Community Building through rotating Advisory leadership of Morning Meeting and all students completing 25+ hours of Community Service.

Upper House focus: Collegiate Futures with goals of individualized Safety, Reach, Match college lists and college application guidance with the support of the College Inquiry curriculum from CARA.

After learning a musical instrument in Lower House, students can choose various Arts electives in the Upper House including Choreography…Read More

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