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Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law

Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
80
Cost Of Living
74
Climate
95
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law says

The Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law (AGL) prepares students from diverse backgrounds and academic abilities to be lifelong learners. AGL meets students' academic, social and emotional needs with a challenging curriculum and enriching extracurricular opportunities. As a government and law-themed school, AGL provides students with the skills to be ready for college and beyond, encourages civic engagement and develops leaders in the community.

Curriculum

Students take courses such as Law & Ethics, Forensics and Public Speaking in addition to courses that prepare them for a Regents or Advanced Regents Diploma. All 9th graders attend a Mandatory Extended Day Program 3 days a week that includes academic support and extracurricular clubs. 11th grade students have access to free SAT Prep courses during the school day. Advanced students can take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and College Now courses to earn college credit.

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: M103, M14AD, M15, M15-SBS, M21, M22, M9

Trains: F, J, M, Z to Delancey St-Essex St; B, D to Grand 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 Districts 1 and 2 students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Districts 1 and 2 students or residents
  • Then to Manhattan students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

77% of students graduate from Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law

Test Scores

1148 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 388
SAT Verbal 375
SAT Writing 385

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
A
Overall Score
B
College and Career Readiness

Awards

Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 310
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 117
10 66
11 74
12 53

Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law'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 Academy of Government and Law's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 44% Male / 56% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

82% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 51%
Black or African American 42%
Asian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 35 incidents of bullying last year at Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law, which equals 0.1203 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Student Government, Art, Basketball, Soccer, Music, Weight Room, Law Team, Freaks and Geeks, Senior Committee, Mentoring, Soccer, Tutoring in all subject areas.
  • Art Club
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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