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.

City’s Framework for Great Schools

a diagram of students achievement guidelines


  • NYS standards-aligned curricula (6-12)
  • Advanced courses
    • 8th grade: Living Environment & Common Core Algebra
    • HS: College Board AP course offerings
      • Calculus
      • Computer Science
      • Literature
      • Psychology
      • US History
  • Blended learning 
  • 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.

  • Academic Intervention Services (AIS)
  • Academic Credit Recovery
  • Student Support Center Tutoring                                            
  • Saturday Enrichment
  • Afterschool HW Support 
  • After school intervention services 
  • Lunch Support Services 
  • Edge NYC
  • College Bound Initiative (CBI)
  • AP For All  
  • College Now

Essential Features

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:

  • Dress Code
  • Laptops
  • Family Nights
  • Blended Learning 
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Advisory
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Systems (PBIS)
  • FALCONS Ambassadors 



1  By August 2020, 89% or more of students in the 2020 cohort will graduate on time.  

2. In order to exceed targets set by the School Quality Guide, over 55% of students in the 2020  

    cohort will graduate meeting the criteria 4-Year College Readiness Index.

3. By June 2020, increase the percentage of students earning a 3 or 4 in ELA from 26.3% to 31%.  

4. By June 2020, increase the percentage of students earning a 3 or 4 in Math from 25.8% to 30%.  

5 . By June 2020, decrease the percentage of students who are chronically absent from 27% to 22%.  

Instructional Expectations in 2019-2020

A Continued Path towards our Vision and Goals

1. All of our Collaborations will center around Student Learning

  •  Teachers will bring samples of their students’ work.
  •  We will use Protocols of Best Practices to have critical conversations.
  • Collaborations will result in feedback from colleagues with next steps.
  •  We will limit administrative items to email or a short monthly conference.

 2. Structured Portfolio with trackers and feedback (online or hardcopy)

  • Ongoing reflection and feedback between students and teacher 
  • Students will track progress-using feedback and work with teacher to identify next steps. 

  3. School-wide Literacy

  • Universal Reading Screening grades 6-12
  • Progress Monitoring and Growth Reports Grades 6-9 
  • Non Fiction Reading embedded in instruction with reading and questioning strategies for ALL learners (ELLs and SWD)
  • Reading intervention Programs 

  4. Classroom Expectations 

  • Daily Lesson plans available
  • Learning Objectives visible 
  • Student Portfolios accessible