School Overview:

At the Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law (AGL), we are striving towards and committed to preparing students to gain access to careers that lead to economic and social mobility. Our mission is to ensure that 100% of AGL student achieve their best possible outcome for graduation, i.e., advanced regents diploma, regents diploma (especially for students with disabilities), earning college credits while in high school, etc; enroll and graduate from college, or; enter a training program that will lead to an industry credential, or obtain job placement with an organization/company where students can grow within the organization and be financially stable.

Programmatic Interest Area + Overview:

Law & Government and AP for All

Students take law themed and government courses such as Law & Ethics, Forensic Science, Advanced Legal Topics,

Government, and Advanced Placement US History. As an AP for ALL school all students will take Advance Placement US History, Advance Placement Language and Composition, and Advance Placement Literature. Other courses offered are Advance Placement Environmental Studies and Advance Placement Statistics.

Academic Opportunities:

  • College readiness courses that prepare students for Regents and Advanced Regents diplomas including advanced math courses, AP, and law themed classes.
  • All students take a minimum of three Advanced Placement (AP) course starting in 11th grade and can take CUNY College Now courses to earn college credit.
  • Eleventh and twelfth grade students take a college lab class to prepare them for the college application process.
  • Bridge to High School program that includes a ninth period extended‐day program and academic advisement for all ninth graders.
  • English Language Learning Courses: English as a New Language
  • Language Courses: Spanish Advanced Placement Courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. History, AP Environmental Studies, AP Statistics


  • AGL Annual Multicultural Show, AGL Eagle Event Days, Art Club, Basketball Club, Cheerleading Team, Theater Club, I Can Be Vital Event Days, Law Team, Mentoring, National Honor Society, Senior Committee, Student Government, Tutoring, Game Club
  • PSAL Sports – Boys: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Handball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling,
  • PSAL Sports – Girls: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
  • School Sports: AGL Intramural Basketball League and Cheerleading

Additional Details/Offerings:

College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

  • Grade Range: 9-12
  • District: 2
  • Principal: Andrea Brand

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