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About Us

Principal: Dr. Iris Garcia
Assistant Principals: Ms. Ronda Razak, Ms. Erica Griffith, Ms. Ebony Green

We are located within the Canarsie Educational Campus at 1600 Rockaway Parkway in Brooklyn. 


Mission Statement
The mission of Urban Action Academy (UAA) is to provide one child at a time with a unique educational experience that empowers them with an "I Can" mentality to serve as community leaders and facilitate public discourse with self-confidence and humility. Our academic program is structured to teach students to harness the energy of self-confidence and reinforce the discipline of hard work. All students of UAA will graduate equipped with the knowledge , skills and personal choice to pursue college and/ or professional careers in public service. Our UAA graduates will serve as public ambassadors propelled with a renewed sense of urgency to take action on civic calling within their community, city and nation.
Bell Schedule
Period 1 8:30 —9:11
Period 2 9:11—9:52
Period 3 9:52—10:33
Period 4 10:33—11:14
Period 5 11:14—11:55
Period 6 11:55—12:36
Period 7 12:36—1:17
Period 8
School Data
  • Find data on our school from NYC Schools here. This includes Student Population and Characteristics, School Conditions and Practices, and Student Achievement Outcomes. All data comes from the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Our New York State School Report Card Data can be found here
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