Humanities Preparatory Academy

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One of the first small progressive public schools in Manhattan designed as an alternative to larger schools that emphasized lecturing, memorization, repetition and testing.

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  • 9-12
  • Manhattan

What makes us unique
Rather than take multiple tests as a graduation requirement, our students design an original research project with a writing component in all academic subject areas. Their work is then evaluated and scored by a panel of experts.

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