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Urban Assembly Maker Academy

Overview written by the school: UA Maker prepares students to find and solve challenges and create positive change. Our school uses design thinking and mastery-based grading to support all students for college and career success. All students take classes in coding and graphic design in addition to Regents based classes. You will use a laptop in class to support your studies in school as you develop the technology skills essential for a 21st century world. Your classes will challenge you to explore new ideas and technologies. UA Maker is a community of learners dedicated to growth mindset, self-awareness, and mastery.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 90% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 86% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

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: Urban Assembly Maker Academy
Code: M61A
Program description: Typical 9th grade schedules include Physics, Algebra or Geometry, US History, ELA, Health, Advisory, Physical Education, Foundations of Computer Science, and Foundations of Design. Priority given to students who are eligible for Free Lunch (based on family income) for up to 63% of seats.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 451
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 164
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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

Requirement 1: We do not rank students for this program; all students will be selected randomly.

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): After-School Tutoring, SAT Prep, Dance Club, Beat-Making, Basketball, Hip Hop, Fencing, Gaming and Anime Club, Yearbook, Design Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Graphic Design, Lacrosse, and Student Government
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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, 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: Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Intramural Sports, Soccer
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 390
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Health Center; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Chinatown
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Campus name: Murry Bergtraum Educational Campus
School Number: M520
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 101
Council district: 1
Census tract: 29
BIN: 1001388
BBL: 1001130100

About Urban Assembly Maker Academy

Contacts

Address: 411 PEARL STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10038
Latitude: 40.711442
Longitude: -74.000851
Phone number: 212-225-0890
Fax number: 212-225-0991
School email: [email protected]
Website: uamaker.nyc
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, Z to Fulton St; N, Q to Canal St; R, W to City Hall
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, X1, X10, X10B, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X17A, X19, X2, X27, X28, X3, X4, X42, X5, X8

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District Borough Number: 
02M282
Academic opportunities: 

Regents prep curricula, academic coaching, small group advisory.

College and career counseling beginning in students' first year.

Field trips to colleges and worksites, and other work-based learning opportunities.

Internships available to on-track students.

Partnership with BMCC and College Now for college courses.

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