Urban Action Academy

2/10
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Grades
9-12
Students
302
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
0%
State avg: 31%
English
34%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
0%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
52%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
24%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
79%
Hispanic
13%
White
5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
312 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
10%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
1600 Rockaway Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11236
ACTING PRINCIPAL - MR. STEVE A. DORCELY - Principal
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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