Mission & Vision

Harlem Renaissance High School’s motto is “Rebuild, Renew, Restore.” Our mission is to “Rebuild relationships, Renew commitment, and Restore confidence, transforming young people in and around Harlem into confident lifelong learners.​”

Our vision is to be “…an inclusive transfer school setting, bringing to life our core values. We operate from the foundation that human beings are born natural learners and that it is our job to remove learned barriers to this innate desire to explore, causing students to choose academic exploration as an opportunity to experience their power. Our teachers are role models of intellectual inquiry, reflection, and peer feedback. The activity that both structures our time and reveals our creativity is the production of high quality culminating assignments…”