Frederick Douglass High School

Frederick Douglass High School serves 886 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Frederick Douglass High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 886 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 886 students
Frederick Douglass High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Frederick Douglass High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Frederick Douglass High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Frederick Douglass High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Frederick Douglass High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.39
Frederick Douglass High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
38%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,263 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,470 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
26
Number of Students Managed 84,730 15,824
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 87%
Baltimore City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,348 MM $243 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,365 MM $239 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,263 $14,280
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,470 $14,036
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is William S. Baer School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William S. Baer School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert W. Coleman Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BaltimoreRobert W. Coleman Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 354 students2400 Windsor Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0764
    0.2PK-5354
  • BaltimoreWilliam S. Baer School
    Special Education School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 159 students2001 North Warwick Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0833
    0.4PK-12159
  • BaltimoreCoppin Academy
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 340 students2500 West North Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)951-2602
    0.59-12340
  • BaltimoreGwynns Falls Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 438 students2700 Gwynns Falls Pky
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0638
    0.5PK-5438
  • BaltimoreWestside Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 313 students2235 North Fulton Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21217
    (410)396-0628
    0.5PK-5313

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