2016 Open Houses for Fall 2017 Admission

See Series A-101: Admissions, Readmissions, Transfer and List Notice for All Students and Series A-501: Promotion Standards.

Manhattan Village Academy

Screened School


Open House Information


RSVPs are required.

In order to RSVP, please access the link and fill out the registration form under the Fall 2016 Open House date that you would like to attend:


 ·      Saturday, October 8th, 2016 @ 11 am 



·      Thursday, October 13th, 2016 @ 6 pm 



·      Friday, October 28th, 2016 @ 6 pm 



·      *** Saturday, November 5th, 2016 @ 11 am ***


** Please note the change in date to Saturday, November 5th (from the cancelled November 10th date). We regret to inform you that this is due to building scheduling conflicts. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. **


All students must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

No student will be allowed entry if they arrive by themselves.

 Manhattan Village Academy is a rigorous and screened school.  Information about requirements for Admissions will be given at the Open Houses (listed above), and the City-Wide and Borough of Manhattan High School Fairs. Continue to check the Admissions link of the MVA website for updates and/or changes.


 Note:  As written under the Selection Criteria in the Directory, the "Demonstrated interest: school visit" refers to our Open Houses. Preference is given to students who attend the Open Houses.

Even if students do not attend Open Houses, they are encouraged to still apply to Manhattan Village Academy, and, their applications will also be reviewed.  




Selection Criteria

Consult the High School Directory and be advised of the following:

Manhattan Village Academy, a screened high school, will examine the following criteria from all applicants:


·        Excellent Junior High School attendance and promptness


·        Open House Attendance (strong consideration granted to those who attended)


·        Junior High School Grades:  English (80-100), Math (80-100), Science (80-100), Social Studies (80-100)


·        Standardized Test Scores:  Math Levels:  2-4, English Language Arts Levels:  2-4


As per the D.O.E.’s policy of keeping consistent with our Directory Page, no materials have to be brought in or mailed to our school. Please do not send in a portfolio of work and do not worry about putting together any materials.



Students who apply to Manhattan Village Academy, a rigorous, screened high school, are expected to commit to the following programs:

·          Summer Bridge Program

·          Uniforms

·          Excellent Attendance and Promptness

·          Overnight college trips

·          Portfolios

·          Advanced Regents Diploma

·          Advanced Placement Courses

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