Graduation Rate: 58% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 81% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 33% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Urban Action Academy
Program description: Students have a unique opportunity to take part in a law program.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 89
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 119
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 19
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 41
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents
Extracurricular activities: After-School Dance, After-School Modeling Club, Chess, Community Service, Creative Writing, Digital Photography, Domino Club, Journalism, Law, Leadership in Sports, Peer Mediation, Restorative Photography, Student Council, Studio Production, Yearbook; Urban Action Academy currently has more than 20 clubs.
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Wrestling
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Total students: 278
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform
Campus name: Canarsie Educational Campus
School Number: K500
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 18
Council district: 46
Census tract: 990
About Urban Action Academy
Address: 1600 Rockaway Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11236
Phone number: 718-290-8720
Fax number: 718-290-8721
School email: [email protected]
Subway: L to Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway
Bus: B103, B17, B42, B6, B60, B82, BM2
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Intro to Law, Criminology, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, Mock Trial, Legal Research & Writing, After-School Dance, Music & Visual Arts Program
Electives: Restorative Circle, Law, Business, Community Activism, Restorative Justice, Monthly Town Hall Meetings
After-School Tutoring, Ongoing College Advising, Multiple Trips to New York City Colleges and Out-of-State Universities, CUNY College Now partnership
Partnered with the NYCDOE General Counsel's Office; opportunity to participate in Moot Court & Mock Trial competition; visit a variety of Courts.