Urban Assembly Maker Academy (02M282)

411 Pearl Street, Manhattan, NY 10038, Manhattan
Phone: 212-225-0890
Email: info@uamaker.nyc
Hours: 09:00am - 03:40pm
School Website: https://www.uamaker.nyc
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/46787
Admissions Information: https://tinyurl.com/yxasfznq
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M282/HS/
Subway: 1, E to Park Place; 2, 3, A, C to Fulton St; 4, 5, 6, J, Z to Chambers St; N, Q to Canal St; R to City Hall
Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BxM18, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M55, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, SIM1, SIM10, SIM11, SIM15, SIM1C, SIM2, SIM3, SIM31, SIM32, SIM33C, SIM34, SIM35, SIM3C, SIM4, SIM4C, SIM4X, SIM5, SIM6, X27, X28, X37, X38
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Program Details
Urban Assembly Maker Academy (M61A)
Computer Science & Technology

Typical 9th grade schedules include Physics, Algebra or Geometry, US History, ELA, Health, Advisory, Physical Education, Foundations of Computer Science, and Foundations of Design.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
DIA:
  • Applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch will be considered first for 70% of seats.
  • For the remaining 30% of seats, all students will be considered.
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
525
510
    Grade 12 Students
118
104
    Grade 11 Students
134
119
    Grade 10 Students
139
138
    Grade 9 Students
134
149
Graduation %
95
94
College %
73
79
Urban Assembly Maker Academy (M61A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
DIA Seats:
Non-DIA Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

124 / 98 (1.27)
68
30
36 / 27 (1.33)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

UA Maker prepares students to find and solve challenges and create positive change. Our school uses design thinking and competency-based grading to support all students for college and career success. All students take classes in digital media and computer science in addition to Regents based classes. Students also get hands-on, minds-on learning activities as well as work-based learning opportunities that not only aid in the transcript but grow their resumes. Students work with their teachers to develop the technology skills essential for a 21st century world. Your classes will challenge you to explore new ideas and technologies. UA Maker is a community of learners dedicated to growth mindset, self-awareness, and iteration. We are an Ed Opt school, that offers 70% of its seats to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Academic Highlights: Advanced Courses Offered, CTE program(s): Computer Programming/Programmer, General (Interaction Design), Computer Software and Media Applications, Other (Proposed Program in Digital Media), Language Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, Career and Technical Education (CTE), College Trips, Community Service Expected, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school
  • Diversity in Admissions (DIA): Priority to applicants eligible for free or reduced price lunch for 70% of seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science)
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Badminton, Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Table Tennis, Wrestling
Activities
After School Clubs include: Maker Eats/Cooking Club, Photography, Community Service, Internships, Video Game Club, Dungeons & Dragons, Tutoring, Chess, Student Leadership, Design Team, Yearbook, Tech Club, Fitness, Anime, Food Justice Collective
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 77% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.71%
Academic Engagement 
  68.42%
Safety 
  87.78%
Bully Prevention 
  80.75%
Inclusivity 
  91.90%
Mental Support 
  78.10%
Environment 
  77.64%
Post-School Support 
  84.89%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.67%
School Satisfaction 
  82.83%
Student Behavior 
  55.44%
Student Support 
  84.93%
School Leadership 
  79.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  71.40%
Instructional Development 
  84.59%
Post-School Support 
  96.13%
Family Responses - 31% responded
Education 
  87.50%
Teacher Support 
  79.50%
Safety 
  95.67%
School Community 
  85.00%
School Leadership 
  93.82%
Post-School Support 
  90.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  95.10%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  59
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  34
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  95.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  462
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  480
Postsecondary
2-Year College 14.50%
4-Year College 47.30%
Unknown 38.20%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 66.30%
Female 33.50%
Other 0.20%
English Language Learners:
  4.80%
Students with IEPs:
  23.40%
Economic Need Index:
  73.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 9.50%
Black 30.50%
Hispanic 46.70%
White 10.90%
Other 2.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 10.90%
Black 28.30%
Hispanic 13.00%
White 41.30%
Other 6.50%
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