Urban Action Academy

1600 Rockaway Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11236 | (718) 290-8720
  • Grades: 9-10
  • Student Enrollment: 170
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 170 high school students from grades 9-10
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1600 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236
  • Principal or Admin: Abe Correa
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 170
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 101 (59.4%)
  • Females: 69 (40.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Urban Action Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black14082.4%
Asian42.4%
Hispanic2615.3%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Urban Action Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade6337.1%
10th Grade8550.0%
Ungraded2212.9%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
86.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
12.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
27.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
40.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
44.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
42.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
47.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
20.0%
District:
41.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
33.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
23.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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