Urban Assembly School of Design & Construction

525 West 50th St, New York, NY 10019 | (212) 586-0981
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 369
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 369 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 525 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
  • Principal or Admin: Matthew Willoughby
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 369
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 274 (74.3%)
  • Females: 95 (25.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Urban Assembly School of Design & Construction Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black8723.6%
Asian174.6%
Hispanic24466.1%
White215.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Urban Assembly School of Design & Construction
  Number Percent
9th Grade8322.5%
10th Grade8322.5%
11th Grade7821.1%
12th Grade6617.9%
Ungraded5916.0%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
89.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
54.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
29.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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