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Urban Assembly School for Green Careers

Urban Assembly School for Green Careers is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 11.

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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Urban Assembly School for Green Careers says

The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers (UAGC) prepares students both to attend college and to begin a career. We use an innovative curriculum called Learning Cultures to accomplish this mission. Across all classrooms and content areas, students direct their own learning through coherent small group and whole class share structures. Following this unique set of social practices that nurture emotional well-being and personal agency while also providing the activities and resources necessary, Learning Cultures ensures that each child can rise to his or her potential.

Curriculum

Career and Technical Training integrated across the curriculum; Green Buildings Program (prepares students for college and careers in majors/fields such as Green Design, Construction, Architecture, Facilities Management, and Building Retrofits); Green Spaces Program (prepares students for college and careers in majors/fields such as Horticulture, Urban Forestry, Urban Agriculture, and Landscape Architecture); Advisory; Problem-based Learning; Career-related Internships; Career Placement Support and College Prep; students earn college credits through College Now, a tuition-free program.

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Environmental Science

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: M10, M104, M5, M7, M79, M86

Trains: 1, B, C to 86th St; 2, 3 to 96th St

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Manhattan students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 282
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 122
10 83
11 75
Ungraded 2

Urban Assembly School for Green Careers's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Urban Assembly School for Green Careers's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 57% Male / 43% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

90% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Urban Assembly School for Green Careers.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Hispanic/Latino 76%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 50 incidents of bullying last year at Urban Assembly School for Green Careers, which equals 0.2674 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

After-school Tutoring, Art, Central Park Sports, Costa Rica Travel, Creative Writing, Dance, Debate Team, Drawing, Gardening, Gay-Straight Alliance, Hip-Hop Dance, Karate, Knitting, Latin Dance, Men's Group, Mentoring, Peer Mediation, Student Government, Technology Arts, Video Game, Women's Group
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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