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Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women

Overview written by the school: At the Urban Assembly Institute of Math & Science for Young Women, our mission is to empower all students. Our rigorous STEM curriculum engages students to develop their voice, confidence, and capacity to thrive & equitably compete in any college or career of their choice. With Girls Inc and New York University, we provide students with an array of opportunities. Students meet role models like Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, develop interpersonal skills, and take classes at NYU. Our personalized relationships create a community where students feel safe to take risks and explore their interests. UAI alumni are tomorrow's leaders who challenge stereotypes to effect change.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 87% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 62% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 73% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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: The Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science
Code: L54A
Program description: Rigorous course work in science, computer technology, engineering, and math. Supportive classes in social emotional skill development and learning experiences with partner organizations and local colleges to prepare students for college and beyond. Priority given to English Language Learners for up to 15 seats.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 53
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 206
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 39
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to Female-Identified students

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Clubs include: Step Team, Music, Anime, Social Media, Guitar, Cheer, Mural Painting, Dance, Green Team Recycling, Student Assembly Committee and numerous opportunities to volunteer and create resume points. Schoolwide Activities Include: Monthly Community-Building Assemblies, Theme Days and Months throughout the year celebrating a diverse array of people and subjects Parent and student evening engagement activities such as Honor Roll Dinner, Career Day, Holiday Craft Night and Spa Day
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Soccer
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, Soccer, 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, Dance, Intramural Sports, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: 1
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 500
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn

School Number: K313
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 11
BIN: 3331741
BBL: 3001400010

About Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women


Address: 283 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.694682
Longitude: -73.988853
Phone number: 718-260-2300
Fax number: 718-260-2301
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C, F, R to Jay St-MetroTech; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; G to Hoyt & Schermerhorn
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

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AP Classes and other College Level courses at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering; CUNY College Now at the New York City College of Technology

Individualized College Planning and Support with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO); SAT Preparatory Courses; classes built into programs to support students' college application process

Social and Emotional Learning: self awareness, self management, social awareness, relationship building, and responsible decision making

ExtraCurriculars include dance, step, cheer, PSAL basketball, volleyball, soccer

Special Programs in Computer Science and Environmental Engineering

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