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Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women

Overview paragraph: The Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women is an all-girls school dedicated to educating and advancing young women in the fields of math, science, and technology. Our college-preparatory curriculum ensures that students graduate with the skills and knowledge to one day enter into challenging and rewarding careers. UAI's college counselors also provide intensive support around the college application process, ensuring that our students get accepted into and finish college. Our network of partners also offers opportunities to explore math, science, and other career fields, connecting students with mentors that inspire our students to challenge self-perceptions and resist stereotypes about acceptable roles for women.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 78% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 87% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 53% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 62% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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 for New Students
Code: L54A
Program description: Rigorous course work in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Includes learning experiences with partner organizations, including local colleges. Priority given to English Language Learners for up to 15 seats.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 67
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 237
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 14
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 56
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to Female-Identified students

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


Extracurricular activities: Anime Club, Art Explorers, College/Career Development, Dance Company, Debate, Digital Design, DIY Beauty Blog, Gardening Internship, Girls Gazette, Girls Inc, Girls Night Out, Grade Committees, Green Team, Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid Certification, Media Mavens, Music, Music Ensemble, Newspaper, Peer Leadership, Photography, Recycling and Art, Research Squad, Robotics, Science & Engineering Fair, Self-Defense, Step, TASC ExpandED, Theater, Tech Gals, Web Wiz, Yearbook, Young Women Filmmakers
Psal Sports Boys: Basketball, Soccer
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

School sports: African Dance, Belly Dancing, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Hip-Hop Dance, Intramural Volleyball, Power Play Team Sports, Sisters in Sports Science, Soccer, Step, Tennis, Track, Yoga
Girls: 1

Other info

Total students: 480
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 2:50pm
Grades 2018: 6 to 12
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation

School accessibility description: 1
School 10th 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: 2
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: 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: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B63, B65, B67, B69

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Pre-Calculus & Engineering courses at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering; CUNY College Now at the New York City College of Technology

Advanced Placement Biology and English; extracurricular science and math opportunities including trip to Florida to study biology

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO); SAT Preparatory Courses; 12th grade class providing ongoing support with the college application process

Girls, Inc. of NYC: Academic Support, Business & Entrepreneurship, Family Life, College Day/Alumni Mentoring Program

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

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