Frederick Douglass High School

Frederick Douglass High School serves 789 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 57%.
Frederick Douglass High School operates within the Baltimore City Public s School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 81%.

Overview

The student population of 789 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 789 students
Frederick Douglass High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Frederick Douglass High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Frederick Douglass High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Frederick Douglass High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Frederick Douglass High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
11%
Black
97%
37%
Frederick Douglass High School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
43%
Frederick Douglass High School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Frederick Douglass High School Sch Ethnicity Frederick Douglass High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.82
Frederick Douglass High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
80%
35%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
7%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,775 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
29
Number of Students Managed 95,775 21,120
Baltimore City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 56% 81%
Baltimore City Public s School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM n/a
Baltimore City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,360 MM n/a
Baltimore City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,811 $0
Baltimore City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,529 $0
Baltimore City Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Baltimore Robert W. Coleman Elementary School
    2400 Windsor Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21216
    (410)396-0764
    0.2  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baltimore William S. Baer School
    Special Education School
    2001 North Warwick Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21216
    (410)396-0833
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Baltimore Coppin Academy
    Charter School
    2500 West North Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21216
    (410)951-2602
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Baltimore Westside Elementary School
    2235 North Fulton Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21217
    (410)396-0628
    0.5  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baltimore Gwynns Falls Elementary School
    2700 Gwynns Falls Pky
    Baltimore , MD , 21216
    (410)396-0638
    0.5  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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