HIGH SCHOOL PROFILE
CEEB CODE: 333814
The Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology abides by the Statement of Principles of Good Practice as outlined by the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
The Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology (UAG) is a four-year New York City public high school founded in 2011 and accredited by the New York State Board of Regents. UAG graduated its first class in 2015. UAG offers a rigorous college-preparatory program along with specialized elective course work along three technology pathways.
UAG uses the Limited Unscreened method as described at the NYCDOE website.
WHAT IS THE URBAN ASSEMBLY?
The Gateway School for Technology is part of The Urban Assembly (UA), a network of 23 public schools throughout New York City. UA is dedicated to empowering underserved youth by providing them with the academic and life skills necessary for college and career success. UA works with the NYC Department of Education to create and manage public schools where all students graduate and attain success in college and careers. UA works towards this goal by providing UA schools with intensive support around instruction, college readiness and student opportunities.
WHAT COURSEWORK IS SPECIFIC TO UAG?
UAG students are limited to one year of foreign language in order to ensure that students can be offered their full required technology sequence. Students are now limited to two AP courses per year. Eligible UAG juniors and seniors may take credit bearing college courses through the CUNY College Now programs at Baruch College, Hunter College and Borough of Manhattan Community College.
CLASS OF 2015 COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DATA
2015 GRADUATES ATTEND THE FOLLOWING COLLEGES
CUNY Macaulay Honors
Rochester Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology
St. Lawrence University
SUNY Buffalo State
UAG has been able to provide our students with an innovative educational experience in part through the support of our many partners throughout New York City. Our notable partners in the include The Hospital for Special Surgery, Channel 13/WNET, Brooklyn Experimental Media Center (NYU), the Educational Video Center, and Iridescent Learning. UAG is affiliated with non-profit and community based organizations including The Door, Educational Alliance, Henry Street Settlement, Let’s Get Ready, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, and Upward Bound.
370 - 500
360 - 490
370 - 470
Director of College Counseling
WHAT IS THE GRADING SYSTEM AND THE GRADUATION REQUIREMENT?
UAG uses a numerical grading system based on a 100 point scale. All marks are included in the calculation of each student’s cumulative grade point average, and Advanced Placement courses are weighted an additional 10% when calculating g.p.a. UAG courses run for a full year with final grades issued in June. Most courses are worth two high school credits.
OVERALL GPA DISTRIBUTION
DIGITAL DESIGN & ANIMATION
THE URBAN ASSEMBLY GATEWAY SCHOOL FOR TECHNOLOGY
WHAT'S SPECIAL ABOUT UAG?
Digital Design and Animation
(certification in Adobe Photoshop CS6, MAYA and Adobe Illustrator)
Information Technology & Systems
(certification in CompTIA A+, Network+, Strata)
Software Engineering & Programming
(starting with Class of 2016)
Students who complete required technology coursework, a related industry based performance assessment, and earn a minimum of 50 credits will graduate with a CTE endorsed diploma.
UAG Is a Career & Technical Education (CTE) High School. Each of our students demonstrates genuine interest in our theme of technology. UAG students will graduate not only ready for college but prepared in one or more of the following career pathways:
English Literature Physics
Intro to Graphic Design Concepts
Designing for Print & Web
Animation Concepts & Principles
3D Modeling and Game Design
Operating Systems and Hardware Troubleshooting
Network Communications Network Installation and Support