3630 3rd Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School serves 429 students in grades 9-12.
Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School's student population of 429 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Academy Iii Secondary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#641 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
52%
27%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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