Welcome to the Academy of Urban Planning & Engineering

Get to Know Our School

At AUPE, we are passionate about providing high-quality education to all individuals. Our story began in 2003 with a desire to make education accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or location. Education is a powerful tool that can transform lives and create positive change in the world. AUPE has been featured in MTV’s Thinkover Your School, U.S. News & World ReportNew York Daily NewsNewsday, and many more media outlets. Winner of the the William H. T. Whyte award for innovation in urban planning, and our students’ work has been exhibited at the Municipal Art Society and the Brooklyn Historical Society

Join Our Mission

AUPE’s mission is to empower a community of diverse advocates. Our students will have the skills and support necessary not only to understand the world as it is but also to advocate for the world as it can be. We show up for each other, honoring diverse backgrounds, fostering growth, and actively listening.

Discover our Approach

We believe that learning should be engaging, interactive, and fun. That’s why we have developed a unique approach to education that combines traditional teaching methods with cutting-edge technology. Our courses are designed to be interactive, hands-on, and tailored to the needs of each individual student. At AUPE, educators collaborate to center academic and socio-emotional instruction around students and their various needs.

More than a High School

Our aim is for all students to make excellent academic progress, to engage fully in school life.

Transform Your Future With An AUPE Education

We believe education is a powerful tool that can transform lives and create positive change in the world. With our four key benefits, prospective students can gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed.

Rigorous Learning

Our Brooklyn STEM-focused high school offers a comprehensive education that equips students with a well-rounded set of highly sought-after skills in today's job market.

Supportive Community

Our dedicated faculty and staff create a supportive learning environment, ensuring every student receives the support they need to excel academically and personally.

Hands-on Experience

Practical experience is essential for authentic learning. That's why we believe in hands-on learning for our students, which enhances their education and prepares them for future success.

Goal Achievement

Whether you dream of a successful career in STEM or want to own a business, AUPE empowers students to set and reach their goals confidently.

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