122 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Urban Assembly School For Media Studies serves 401 students in grades 9-12.
Urban Assembly School For Media Studies placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Urban Assembly School For Media Studies ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Urban Assembly School For Media Studies's student population of 401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Urban Assembly School For Media Studies is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Urban Assembly School For Media Studies is 0.54, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#541 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 30%)

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