Frederick Douglass High School

Frederick Douglass High School serves 751 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Frederick Douglass High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 751 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 751 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 17:1 14:1
Black
98%
36%
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.39
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.
77%
36%
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.
2%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 96,438 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,811 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,529 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
29
Number of Students Managed 96,438 15,634
Graduation Rate 56% 85%
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,360 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,811 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,529 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    2400 Windsor Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0764
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 360 students                      
  • BaltimoreWilliam S. Baer School
    Special Education School
    2001 North Warwick Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0833
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 153 students                      
  • BaltimoreCoppin Academy
    Charter School
    2500 West North Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)951-2602
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 335 students                      
  • BaltimoreWestside Elementary School
    2235 North Fulton Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21217
    (410)396-0628
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 284 students                      
  • BaltimoreGwynns Falls Elementary School
    2700 Gwynns Falls Pky
    BaltimoreMD 21216
    (410)396-0638
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 458 students                      

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