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The Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women

Overview written by the school: The Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women (UASBYW) offers an enriching, comprehensive educational model centered on academic excellence, cultural diversity and creative energy. Our small-school environment provides students with a strong sense of community and school spirit, and allows for maximum individualized support from teachers and staff. UASBYW's focus on business allows for specialized programming devoted to college preparation, career exploration, women's empowerment and leadership training. We partner with groups like Women's Bond Club and Goldman Sachs to offer guest speaker events, career days, and structured mentoring programs. Each year, UASBYW sends graduates to top colleges in New York City and across the nation.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 70% (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: 81% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 40% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 60% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 78% 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: NAF Academy of Finance and Information Technology (NAFAFIT)
Code: M63B
Program description: This program will prepare our young women for careers in business, finance, programming, database administration, web design and management, digital networks, and other areas in the Business and Technology fields. They are also able to earn the NAFTrack Certification which will signify that they are both college and career ready.
Interest: Business
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 47
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 96
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 13
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 24
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Eligibility: Open only to Female-Identified students

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

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


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): AIG Street Law, Anima, ARISTA National Honor Society, Arts and Crafts, Business Trips, Castle Harlan Business Plan Competition, Community Service, Cooking, Goldman Sachs Business Program, Goldman Sachs Girls Who Code, Newspaper Club, Power Luncheons, Prism Club, PSAT and SAT Preparation, South Street Seaport Photojournalism, Spoken Word, Student Government, Ukulele, Yearbook, Yoga
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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): Basketball, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: 1
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 179
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Battery Park City-Lower Manhattan
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan
Campus name: Broadway Educational Campus
School Number: M282
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 101
Council district: 1
Census tract: 9
BIN: 1000811
BBL: 1000220013

About The Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women


Address: 26 BROADWAY, MANHATTAN NY 10004
Latitude: 40.70568
Longitude: -74.013302
Phone number: 212-668-0169
Fax number: 212-668-0635
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to South Ferry; 2, 3 to Wall St; 4, 5 to Bowling Green; A, C to Fulton St; J, Z to Broad St; R, W to Rector St
Bus lines near the school: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M15, M15-SBS, M20, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, X1, X10, X10B, X11, X12, X14, X15, X17, X17A, X19, X2, X27, X28, X3, X37, X38, X4, X42, X5, X7, X8, X9

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College Preparatory Courses, Advanced Placement, Advisory Program, College Connections, Career Planning Seminar

After-School Sessions, Tutoring, Regents Preparation, CUNY College Now Classes, SAT Preparation Classes (Ivy Key), I-Mentor Mentoring Program

National Academy Foundation: Academy of Finance and Information Technology Courses

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