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Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

Overview written by the school: The mission of the Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology is to engage our students through inventive problem-solving that integrates technology with the habits of mind that prepare them for college and careers. Our students are prepared as creative and analytical producers of technology with an authoritative understanding of their role and influence in the digital age. Graduates will be both college and career-ready, prepared in Digital Design & Animation, Information Technology & Systems, or Software Engineering. Creative and connected teaching and learning with our award-winning staff takes place in a tech-rich environment with fully operational tech labs, and laptops.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 93% (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: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 85% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 71% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: UA Gateway
Code: A23A
Program description: Digital Design & Animation, Information Technology & Systems, Software Engineering.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1608
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 19
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 463
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 20

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): Activist Club, Anime, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Board Game Club, Book Club, Chess, Creative Writing, Drama, eSports, Gamer Haven, GCSA, Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Girls Empowerment, Intramural Sports, JROTC, Martial Arts, Media Crew, Media Production, Men of Strength, MOTH StorySlam, MOUSE Squad, Movie Club, Music Club, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Photography, Regents Prep, Robotics, Saturday Math Academy, School Band, Senior Committee, SEO Scholars, Student Government and Yearbook
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, Bowling, Handball, Outdoor Track, 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: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, 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): Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 456
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Clinton
Neighborhood: Clinton
Campus name: Graphics Educational Campus
School Number: M625
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 127
BIN: 1026646
BBL: 1010590015

About Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

Contacts

Address: 439 WEST 49TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10019
Latitude: 40.76337
Longitude: -73.9906
Phone number: 212-246-1041
Fax number: 212-246-2654
School email: [email protected]
Website: uagateway.org
Subway lines near the school: 1, C, E to 50th St; 2, 3, 7, A, S to Times Square-42nd St; B, D to 7th Ave; N, R, W to 49th St
Bus lines near the school: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M34A-SBS, M42, M50, M57, M7, X1, X12, X14, X17J, X21, X22, X22A, X30, X31, X42, X7, X9

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District Borough Number: 
02M507
Academic opportunities: 

Industry Certifications: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Strata, A+ and Net+; Tech competitions: SkillsUSA, Hackathons, Robotics

Technology coursework in: Networking, Cybersecurity, Photoshop, Illustrator, MAYA & 3D Animation, Java, Javascript, Python, Scratch, HTML/CSS, CFM

Partner-Site visits, college exploration, enrichment & visits, CUNY College Now, Upward Bound, work-based learning partnerships, international travel

Four-year College Plus, Regents curriculum & ongoing academic advisement; Daily small group tutoring to support various learners (ask us about *GOLD*)

CTE program(s): Computer Repair & Networking, Digital Design and Animation, Software Engineering Pilot

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