Harriet Tubman Democratic High School is the only democratic educational institution for teens in the Capital District. We offer a supportive and personal learning environment for young adults from diverse backgrounds. Our staff strives to teach young adults how to think for themselves by encouraging critical discussions and respecting student input into their educational process. Our students learn self-motivation and, in the process, discover independence and self-reliance.
HTDHS is a not-for-profit private school. We are committed to maintaining a diverse learning community. Scholarships are available and no one is turned away simply for lack of funds. Please see our Admissions tab for more information.
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On January 24th, the Times Union wrote an article about HTDHS. To read the article, follow this link: Times Union Article Breaking the Public School Paradigm HTDHS was recently involved in a short documentary made by SUNY students about alternatives … Continue reading