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Urban Action Academy

Overview written by the school: The focus of Urban Action Academy is to provide students with a holistic college preparatory education that centers on themes of social justice and social action. Our academic program builds and strengthens our students' self-confidence by instilling a sense of civic-minded urgency in each student. Based on social issues they're passionate about, UAA students become public ambassadors and engage in local and broader community social action and change engagements.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 53% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 63% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 53% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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 Action Academy
Code: L50A
Program description: Students have a unique opportunity to take part in a law program.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 153
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 60
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average

Activities

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): Student Council SAT Prep Step Club Science & Math Clubs Poetry & Book Club Girls in Sports Club Culinary Club with CO-OP Tech Modeling Club Service Learning with Aveyron Academy Student Youth Leadership
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, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
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): Soccer, Basketball, Football, Wrestling, Baseball and Volley ball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 264
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Tutoring; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Canarsie
Neighborhood: Canarsie
Campus name: Canarsie Educational Campus
School Number: K500
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 318
Council district: 46
Census tract: 990
BIN: 3230949
BBL: 3082220001

About Urban Action Academy

Contacts

Address: 1600 ROCKAWAY PARKWAY, BROOKLYN NY 11236
Latitude: 40.641474
Longitude: -73.898254
Phone number: 718-290-8720
Fax number: 718-290-8721
School email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.uaacademy.org/
Subway lines near the school: L to Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway
Bus lines near the school: B103, B17, B42, B6, B60, B82, BM2

Hotels near Urban Action Academy

District Borough Number: 
18K642
Academic opportunities: 

Advanced Placement courses

ELL Program & Languages other than English

Consumer Math

APEX online credit bearing classes

Street Law & Constitutional Law Classes

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