NEW Arts Partner as of 2018-2019 School Year! In-School Jazz Dance Residency serving Grades 9-12.
School Mission: The Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts (UASPA) aims to sustain a challenging college-preparatory curriculum that infuses the performing Arts into all aspects of the academic experience. By using the Arts as a teaching tool and providing students with the means to express themselves, UASPA will breathe life and confidence into all members of our school community. We will use the cultural and professional resources of New York City to ensure that students receive a rigorous education which exceeds state standards, are successful in earning a college degree, and have a vision for what their future holds.
School Population Demographics: Grades 9-12, 333 students; 53% Black, 44% Hispanic, 2% Multiracial, 1% White; ELL 8%; 89% economically disadvantaged; 24% special education
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