Urban Assembly School For Media Studies

  • Urban Assembly School For Media Studies serves 396 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Urban Assembly School For Media Studies placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Urban Assembly School For Media Studies's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urban Assembly School For Media Studies is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urban Assembly School For Media Studies is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#365 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
26%
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Black
39%
17%
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White
2%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.71
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Graduation Rate70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 3 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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