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Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice

Overview written by the school: The Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice (UASCJ) is an all-girls school that prepares students for college and the world of work, teaching them the content and skills necessary for future success. We help develop the work habits and study skills that promote academic achievement. Students are also encouraged to participate in the many after-school and extracurricular activities we offer as they are integral to future educational and work success. As an all-girls school, our students are part of a tight-knit, diverse community and they benefit greatly from our small size and unique personal attention.

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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 78% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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 School for Criminal Justice
Code: L62A
Program description: Students will be taught to think critically cased on our Critical Thinking Framework which includes close reading of rich texts, discussion, and argumentative writing. This framework is used across the disciplines and prepares our students for college and career.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 19
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 419
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 22
Seats 9 SWD: 4
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 65
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 16
Eligibility: Open only to Female-Identified students

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: Average
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): Drama, English as a New Language Tutoring, Girls' Generation, Good Will Club, Knitting Club, Magazine Club, Peer Mediation, Student Council
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, Football, Soccer, Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: 1
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 549
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:05pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Borough Park
Neighborhood: Borough Park

School Number: K223
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 312
Council district: 44
Census tract: 230
BIN: 3125676
BBL: 3053620021

About Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice


Address: 4200 16TH AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11204
Latitude: 40.634875
Longitude: -73.981528
Phone number: 718-438-3893
Fax number: 718-438-3527
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: F to Ditmas Ave
Bus lines near the school: B11, B16, B35, B67, B69, B8

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