Urban Assembly School for Media Studies, The (03M307)

122 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10023, Manhattan
Phone: 212-501-1110
Email: denisedejesus@uamhighschool.org
Hours: 8:15am - 2:39pm
School Website: https://UAMHighSchool.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44883
Admissions Information: https://www.uamhighschool.org/copy-of-for-parents-2
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/03M307/HS/
Subway: 1 to 66th St-Lincoln Center; 2, 3 to 72nd St; A, B, C, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle
Bus: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M5, M57, M66, M7, M72
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Program Details
The Urban Assembly School for Media Studies (M22X)

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.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
The Urban Assembly School for Media Studies (M22X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

31 / 88 (0.35)
11 / 24 (0.46)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

UAM is a school that is focused on bringing out the best in all students' thinking so that they are able to achieve at high levels. UAM graduates are able to respond to the world by making choices that maximize positive outcomes for themselves and others. UAM is focused on students becoming better critical thinkers, not just acquiring more knowledge. As a result our students are able to respond productively in novel situations. UAM students are able to solve problems, access, analyze, and evaluate information and messages from a range of media, make a decision, and express their thinking verbally and in writing. As a result, UAM students are prepared to perform well in college, their career, life and be productive members of communities. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, CRMYA School, Health Center

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 78% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 21% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

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. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 24.80%
4-Year College 36.70%
Other Postsecondary 1.00%
Unknown 37.50%

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 49.50%
Female 50.50%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.20%
Black 28.50%
Hispanic 64.90%
White 3.10%
Other 1.30%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 16.70%
White 56.70%
Other 26.60%