Urban Assembly School for Media Studies

122 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023 | (212) 501-1110
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 371
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 371 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Cordelia Veve
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: 371
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 210 (56.6%)
  • Females: 161 (43.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Urban Assembly School for Media Studies Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian51.3%
Black15341.2%
Asian51.3%
Hispanic19552.6%
White133.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Urban Assembly School for Media Studies
  Number Percent
9th Grade7720.8%
10th Grade7620.5%
11th Grade8222.1%
12th Grade6317.0%
Ungraded7319.7%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
72.0%
District:
67.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
67.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
78.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
5.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
43.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
24.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
25.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
14.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
11.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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