Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
6
Grades
9-12
Students
359
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
2%
State avg: 31%
Geometry
0%
State avg: 22%
English
66%
State avg: 66%
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3/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

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.)


Parent tip

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
77%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
53%
Hispanic
43%
Two or more races
1%
White
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
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
294 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
23%
State avg: 8%
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6 Reviews
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2 0
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Neighborhood
509 West 129th Street
New York, NY 10027
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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