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Academy of Urban Planning and Engineering, The

Overview written by the school: At AUPE, educators collaborate to center academic and social-emotional instruction directly around students. Our faculty is committed to rigorous and relevant curriculum and pedagogy that orients critical conversations towards building inquisitive and responsive learners. "95% of our Parents say that AUPE keeps their child on track for college, career, and success in life after high school." Incoming 9th graders are exposed early to Algebra Prep, Science Prep and Leadership Development during the summer prior to entering AUPE. Our 9th graders are enrolled in African Drumming, Creative Engineering Courses, Online Learning through ALEKS Math and Google Classrooms, Urban Planning 101, Mentoring Programs, Gaming and Robotics.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82.999998% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 89.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 58.999997% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88.999999% 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, Robotics, and Engineering
Code: K52A
Program description: We engage with our students in urban planning through our housing rights public policy initiative in collaboration with out community partners. Students are also exposed to Robotics after school and in our Engineering courses. Our school competes in the FRC. All of our students are enroll in Creative Engineering I and II in 9th and 10th graders. Students who are interested in debate and public policy join our Model UN Club and travel the country to compete.
Interest: Engineering; Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 94
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 516
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 19
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 125
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): PSAL Sports, AM Basketball Mentoring, AM Soccer Mentoring, Pool Club, Stoked Mentoring, Restorative Justice Club, Studio Art, Urban Ecology, Urban Planning Classes, Student Council, Model UN, Anime Club, Gaming Club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Boys Handball, Boys And Girls Soccer Club
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 287
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:36pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: American Sign Language, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community School,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Multi-Session School,Online Grading System,Summer Bridge,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bushwick North
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Campus name: Bushwick Educational Campus
School Number: K480
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 304
Council district: 37
Census tract: 435
BIN: 3076908
BBL: 3033650098

About Academy of Urban Planning and Engineering, The


Address: 400 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237 (40.696457,-73.911751)
Latitude: 40.697185
Longitude: -73.91117
Phone number: 718-381-7100
Fax number: 718-418-0314
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: L, M to Myrtle-Wyckoff Aves
Bus lines near the school: B13, B20, B26, B38, B52, B54, B60, M Shuttle Bus, Q55, Q58

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