A HEAF student holds her Cornell University sweatshirt

11-Year Continuum Program

HEAF offers its students: experiential classroom learning, engaging real-world experiences, personalized youth development and counseling support, Specialized High School Acceptance Test (SHSAT) preparation, SAT preparation, college tours, international service-learning opportunities, college search and application support, financial aid application support, and comprehensive career-development opportunities through an 11-year continuum.


Summer Quest

4-week summer experience for rising 6th – 8th graders. Students study Math/ELA as well as a broad range of experiential and enriching electives.

High Expectations

In years 1-3 at HEAF, middle school students are prepared for admission to NYC’s top public high schools and take social-emotional learning classes for character development.

College Quest

In years 4-7 at HEAF, high-school students are prepared for college. They are mentored by success coaches, attend extended overnight college tours, and receive guidance through every step of the college application process.


At HEAF, our College Support Program provides students with academic and career resources as well as community support for their transition to and through college.



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For additional information or questions please contact [email protected] or call 212-663-9732.