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Mott Hall V is dedicated to providing a nurturing, equitable and rigorous education emphasizing Mathematics, Science and Technology that will guide 6th through 12th graders to higher educational opportunities and lifelong success.


Creating classrooms where students will collaboratively engage in stimulating tasks, generate and solve thought-provoking questions and challenge peers' responses while tracking and monitoring personal growth and skill development.


  • NYS standards-aligned curricula (6-12)
  • Advanced courses
    • 8th grade: Living Environment & Algebra I
    • HS: College Board AP course offerings
      • Calculus
      • African American Studies 
      • English Language
      • English Literature
      • Psychology
      • Spanish Language and Culture
      • US History
      • Government 
      • Biology 
  • Languages Other than English (LOTE)
    • French 
    • Spanish 


At Mott Hall V our goal is to service the individual needs of our students. Intervention and Enrichment services are offered to ensure our students are provided a solid educational experience and granted access to the Least Restrictive Environment.

  • What I need (WIN)                                     
  • Saturday Enrichment
  • Afterschool Academic Support 
  • After school intervention services 
  • Lunch Support Services 
  • NY Edge 
  • AP For All  
  • College Now


Mott Hall V opened in the fall of 2005 as the fourth replica of the successful Mott Hall middle school in Harlem.   After over a decade of operation, we have established several features that make our school unique as well as successful. These features include:

  • Blended/Hybrid Learning 
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Seminar: Character Education 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • FALCONS Ambassadors 
  • Dress Code
  • Technology 
  • Family Night



  • By June 2024,  we will sustain a school-wide implementation of a literacy-based, standards aligned curriculum that is culturally responsive and incorporates social emotional learning in order to increase the percentage of students passing all classes by 5%.

  • By June 2024, we will strengthen our work in student emotional learning in order to increase the student experience from 65% to 2% higher as measured in the Panorama survey.

  • By June 2024, we will increase satisfactory attendance from 65% to 70% and decrease chronic absenteeism from 33% to 27

  • By June 2024 to build community and celebrate students’ strengths, there will be a 10% increase in student participation in school activities, as measured by the number of students participating in these experiences.

  • By June 2024, there will be a 10%  increase in family engagement  as measured by attendance at school events and functions.