Vote for Somebody – An inspirational song by Harlem Democracy Prep’s fourth-graders

Harlem Democracy Prep’s fourth-graders are featured in a YouTube video “Vote for Somebody, which parodies Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe,” the students outline that as an American, it’s your “civic duty” to vote on Nov. 6.

The hit has had almost 300,000 views and has gone viral. Appearing on “Anderson Live” and “Hardball with Chris Matthews.”

This school was listed as one of the worst elementary schools citywide only a year ago.   The school was expected to close after low test scores, but as of 2012, the school is listed in the top 96 percent of schools citywide.

Harlem Democracy Prep currently has over 2,000 student enrolled in seven locations.
Their motto is “Work Hard, Go to College, Change the World.”