The Urban Assembly School for Leadership and Empowerment

Principal Ms. Jufer and 2 students receiving a grant from the Brooklyn Borough President


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Superintendent Fred Walsh with 2 students during a school bake sale

Upcoming Events


  • 9/1-Virtual Orientation-Grade 6 at 6:00 p.m.

  • 9/1-Virtual Orientation-Grade 9 at 7:00 p.m.

  • 9/2- In-person tour of our school building for grades 6,7,9, and 10 from 9:30-11:00 a.m.

  • 9/6-Labor Day-Schools closed

  • 9/7-9/8-Rosh Hashanah-Schools Closed

  • 9/9-All school staff returns

  • 9/13-School opens for all students

  • 9/16-Yom Kippur-School Closed

Seniors at the retreat in Prospect Park


  • Middle School After-School Program

Our school is proud to partner with NIA after-school program. DYCD funded programs are provided FREE of charge. The program meets virtually on regular school days immediately following school dismissal at 3:05 and run until 6:00 p.m.

Please contact Program Director Latoya Ifill at:

(917) 882-1978 (cellphone) or (email).

School Calendar

School Highlights

A class of ninth graders taking picture with author Fatima Farheen MirzaAuthor Fatima Farheen Mirza signing books for a group of ninth gradersTeacher and group of student at Roosevelt Island3 of our school student with a dog at the animal shelterA group of school students at the Brooklyn bridge park

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