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The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management

Overview written by the school: The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management is a small high school in downtown Manhattan that prepares students for the college of their choice and career of their dreams through hands-on and work-based learning. Students select between two innovative career pathways in Emergency Medicine and Cyber Security. Students engage in paid internships, have preferential hiring with industry partners, receive free certification as EMTs or Security Analysts, and earn free, early college credit. Our college and career counselors tailor each student's educational and extracurricular experience based on his/her passions and needs so they can develop the confidence to pursue their dreams and the character to serve their communities.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 76% (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: 82% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 71% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 87% 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 Emergency Management
Code: M28A
Program description: The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management is a small high school in downtown Manhattan that prepares students for the college of their choice and career of their dreams through hands-on and work-based learning. Students select between two innovative career pathways in Emergency Medicine and Cyber Security. Students engage in paid internships, have preferential hiring with industry partners, receive free certification as EMTs or Security Analysts, and earn free, early college credit.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 169
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 55
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Manhattan students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Individual Interview (On-Site): Demonstration of Core Value

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): Beat Making/Music Production, Girls that Code, Law & Debate, Paid Internships, Drum Line, Black Lives Matter Club, Hydroponics Club, Art & Mural Painting, Comic Book Club, Anime Club, Cooking Club, College Courses, Dance, FDNY & NYPD Explorers, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), International Trips, Literacy Leaders at NYPL, Mentoring, National Honor Society, PSAL Sports, PSAT & SAT Preparation, Student Government, Summer Travel Opportunities, Teen Community Emergency Response Team, Yearbook and more.
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): Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Track, Cross Country, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Wrestling
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 265
Start time: 8:50am
End time: 3:10pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Internships; Uniform

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 The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management

Contacts

Address: 411 PEARL STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10038
Latitude: 40.711442
Longitude: -74.000851
Phone number: 212-225-0998
Fax number: 212-225-0996
School email: [email protected]
Website: uasem.org
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: 
02M135
Academic opportunities: 

Emergency Medicine Pathway: free CUNY college credit and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, driver's training program, and preferential hiring with a hospital partner and the FDNY

Cyber Security Pathway: UASEM is a Cisco Academy, students earn transferable credit with Cisco systems and a CCNA certification to become Cyber Security Analysts

Advanced Placement Courses: AP Computer Science, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP US History, AP Calculus, AP Psychology

Credited college classes through BMCC and The Metropolitan College of New York

Tailored internships and experiences with a Career Advisor: for example, internships with a technology start-up company, hospital internships, SEO Scholars program, Summer Search, Brooklyn to Alaska, Exeter Summer Scholar Program

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