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Urban Assembly School for Music and Art

Overview written by the school: The Urban Assembly School of Music and Art prepares students for college and the world of work. Our program integrates literacy and the arts into all aspects of our instructional program. Students learn to be critical thinkers and creative communicators. Our program capitalizes upon our students' love of the arts and their desire to engage in self-expression. We prepare students to participate in the Bard Early College Academy at the Urban Assembly School of Music and Art, which enables UAMA students to enroll as part-time undergraduate students of Bard College and earn tuition-free college credits concurrently with their high school studies.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 78% (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: 77% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 85% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 95% 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 of Music and Art
Code: L02R
Program description: The Bard Early College Academy is an early college partnership that establishes a satellite campus of Bard College at UAMA. The early college partnership enables students in 11th and 12th grade to enroll as part-time undergraduate students of Bard College, where they can earn up to sixteen tuition-free college credits concurrently with their high school studies. All class take place at UAMA. Priority to students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch (based on family income) for up to 69% of seats.
Interest: Performing Arts/Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 361
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 99
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts

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): Art Club, Basketball, Cheerleading Squad, Chorus Team, Cooking Club, Creative Writing, Dance Team, Drama, Fashion Design, Health and Fitness, Music Production, Opening Act, Open Mic, Open Music Studio, Step Team
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling, Soccer
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Bowling, Soccer
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: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Intramural Sports
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 207
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3:50pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn
Campus name: Water's Edge Educational Campus
School Number: K805
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 15
BIN: 3000216
BBL: 3001200020

About Urban Assembly School for Music and Art

Contacts

Address: 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.697339
Longitude: -73.985016
Phone number: 718-858-0249
Fax number: 718-858-0492
School email: [email protected]
Website: uamusicandart.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C to High St; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; F to York St; R to Jay St-MetroTech
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B69

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District Borough Number: 
13K350
Academic opportunities: 

The Bard Early College Academy at the UAMA enables students in 11th and 12th grade to earn tuition-free Bard college credits.

The Arts program offerings are the vehicles through which a rigorous college thinking, routine based curriculum is presented.

Art/Academic Portfolios for assessments are project based in which each core subject integrating the Arts.

Classes are organized through Goggle Classroom where students can use Pro Tools, Logic, Garage Band, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Final Cuts

Artist-in-Residence, Visiting Artist Series, Technology-Based Art Instruction in reason, Advance Placement Classes, and a dedicated College Counselor.

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