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The Academy of Urban Planning and Engineering

Overview paragraph: Students at our school use their leadership abilities to achieve academic success through all core courses including Physics, Urban Ecology, Principles of Engineering, Coding and Architecture. We are part of the Academy of Engineering under the National Academy Foundation forging a partnership to provide students with academic success in various tracks in Regents, Advanced Placement courses, Early College Dual Program, and Work-Based Learning. Our mission is to provide our students with all the necessary resources and mentorship to become college and career ready no matter the starting point in their high school career.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 89% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 34% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Urban Planning and Engineering
Code: K52A
Program description: Incoming ninth graders are exposed to Algebra, ELA, and Leadership courses during the Summer Bridge Program and sit for the Regents exams early. All ninth graders complete their Living Environment and Algebra exams in their first year and are enrolled in our Principles of Engineering course. In addition, all ninth graders learn African Drumming and exposed to AVID strategies through ninth grade advisory in order to be college and career ready.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 93
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 312
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 98
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: Yes-10
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: African Drumming, Anime Club, Architecture & Design Club, Art Club, Cheerleading, Community Service, Day of Dialogue-Student Led Conference, French Club, Latino Cultural Club, National Honor Society, RJ Circles, Student Government, Student Leadership Council, Swimming Club, Yearbook Club
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Indoor Track, Softball, Volleyball

School sports: AM Basketball, Girl's Softball Clinic, Soccer, Swimming Club

Other info

Total students: 197
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:35pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; LYFE program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick North
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Campus name: Bushwick Educational Campus
School Number: K480
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 4
Council district: 37
Census tract: 435
BIN: 3076908
BBL: 3033650098

About The Academy of Urban Planning and Engineering


Address: 400 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237
Latitude: 40.69697
Longitude: -73.910791
Phone number: 718-381-7100
Fax number: 718-418-0314
School email: [email protected]
Subway: L, M to Myrtle-Wyckoff Aves
Bus: B13, B20, B26, B38, B52, B54, B60, M Shuttle Bus, Q55, Q58

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Principles of Engineering, Coding Program, Hydroponic Lab, Imagine Math, Microsoft Academy, Physics, and Urban Ecology

Earn 12-15 college credits-College Now/Early Dual-Credit program; BIO101 Intro. to Biology, ENGL112 College Comp. & SSC101 Culture, Society & Change

(6) AP Courses, Rewards Reading Program, AVID Electives and College Advisories in 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades, One Goal 11th and 12th & Model UN

Ed Rising, AMG Mentoring, Stoked Mentoring, CUFFH Social Justice Program, Restorative Justice Circles & Work Based Learning Program

Extended Learning Time-Regents Prep Program, Saturday Academy, Middle School (7th & 8th graders)-Saturday Math & Coding Academy

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