"It takes a village to raise a child."
Mott Haven Village Preparatory High School will provide a nurturing environment where learning, creativity and freethinking are strongly encouraged. Its close-knit network of parents, community members, and faculty will provide each student with a supportive foundation on which he or she can develop as an individual and scholar. Students will emerge from Mott Haven Village Preparatory High School as confident learners, responsible persons, active members of the community, and positive leaders. All students will be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing. They will become critical thinkers and risk-takers who will have built the solid civic competence necessary to make a positive impact on the community.
Mott Haven Village Preparatory High School offers the youth of the surrounding community an academically rigorous standards-based secondary education to prepare them for higher education. Students, parents, community members, and faculty are involved in every aspect of school-operation. This creates an atmosphere of clear communication, support, and stability. This small school setting creates an environment that fosters personal development. The school provides the students with opportunities to gain a valuable education and actively contribute to the development of their community.