Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School

5800 20th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 3,142 students in grades 9-12, Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 74% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School's student population of 3,142 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 218 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
3,142 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
218 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School is 0.71, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1398 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
77%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
34%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
29%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
15%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.71
This chart displays the diversity score of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
74%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School's ranking?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School is ranked #1398 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School often compared to?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like New Utrecht High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School?
The graduation rate of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School is 74%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School?
3,142 students attend Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are Asian, 15% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School offer ?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School part of?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School is part of New York City Geographic District #20 School District.
In what neighborhood is Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School located?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School is located in the Mapleton neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 3 other public schools located in Mapleton.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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