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The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers

Overview written by the school: UAGC is a progressive high school with a comprehensive sustainability-focused technical science program. In addition to our college-preparatory curriculum, we offer students majors in Building Science and Horticulture. Our core values of collaboration, intention, and responsibility, live in everything we offer our students. We are looking for students who are inquisitive, collaborative learners who are interested in coursework that expects them to fully engage with the environment and the people around them in a reciprocal relationship. Our students finish high school with leadership, cooperative problem-solving, and superior written and verbal communication skills. A UAGC experience uniquely prepares students for a 21st century world.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% (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: 85% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 66% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 70% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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 Green Careers
Code: A13A
Program description: UAGC's CTE program engages students through both hands-on and academic exposure to the chief theories, and practices within both the urban agriculture and building science fields. Within this program, students learn directly from industry experts, engage in work-site visits, compete for industry-based paid internships, and have the option to earn industry certifications. All students select their major after 9th grade. CTE Endorsed diploma is available for Building Science pathway.
Interest: Architecture
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 400
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 146
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

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

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): Alvin Ailey Dance, Facilities Operations, Gardening, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Green Team, Horticulture, Latin Dance, Management, Minecraft, Music, Poetry Writing and Performance, Strategy Club, Student Government, Theater, Tutoring
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, Bowling, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Dance, Intramural Sports, Soccer
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 304
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:43pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Orientation; Summer Internships

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

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Upper West Side
Neighborhood: Upper West Side
Campus name: Louis D. Brandeis Educational Complex
School Number: M470
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 107
Council district: 6
Census tract: 169
BIN: 1032128
BBL: 1012150001

About The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers

Contacts

Address: 145 WEST 84TH STREET, MANHATTAN NY 10024
Latitude: 40.785803
Longitude: -73.974614
Phone number: 212-787-1189
Fax number: 212-787-1455
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.uagreencareers.org
Subway lines near the school: 1 to 86th St; B, C to 81st St-Museum of Natural History
Bus lines near the school: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M5, M7, M79-SBS, M86-SBS

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District Borough Number: 
03M402
Academic opportunities: 

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