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Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction

Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction says

The Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction (SDC) prepares students for college and beyond through a challenging academic program with an emphasis on Architecture, Engineering, and Design. Students take a biweekly Design Seminar and visit architectural sites throughout New York City. SDC is committed to involving students and families along the path to college through a challenging academic program, frequent communication, college Advisory and extracurricular activities. These elements, in addition to our design program, create a supportive and challenging educational environment.

Curriculum

Four years of English, math, science and social studies required; minimum study of two years of Design Studio, which includes Introduction to Concepts of Architecture, Design and Engineering; Electives such as Music, Drama, Creative Writing and College Writing; Internships at firms in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Management fields; Participation in the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Program and Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Architecture

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: M11, M20, M31, M34A-SBS, M42, M50, M57

Trains: C, E to 50th 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 New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

72% of students graduate from Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction

Test Scores

1269 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 449
SAT Verbal 404
SAT Writing 416

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
D
Progress
B
Performance
C
Overall Score
C
College and Career Readiness
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 431
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 140
10 106
11 109
12 76

Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction'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 of Design and Construction's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 75% Male / 25% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

77% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 5%
Hispanic/Latino 59%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 2 incidents of bullying last year at Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction, which equals 0.0051 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

After-school Field Trips and Office Tours, After-school Summer Design Courses offered at Art Institutions, Art, Chess, Dance & Step Team, Design, Drama, Environmental, Homework Center, International Travel Opportunities, Junior State of America (JSA), Math Lab, New York Cares Community Service Projects, Peer Tutoring, Photo & Media, SAT Preparation, Student Council, Weight Training, Yoga
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Math Team
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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