Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts School

509 West 129th St, Manhattan, NY 10027 | (212) 234-4631
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 331
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 331 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 509 W 129th St, Manhattan, NY 10027
  • Principal or Admin: Fia Davis
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: 331
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 73 (22.1%)
  • Females: 258 (77.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.6%
Black20060.4%
Asian20.6%
Hispanic12236.9%
White51.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts School
  Number Percent
9th Grade11233.8%
10th Grade8525.7%
11th Grade6619.9%
12th Grade4413.3%
Ungraded247.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
98.0%
District:
83.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
84.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
16.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
35.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
25.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
23.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
52.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
17.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
24.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
31.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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