Frederick Douglass Academy

2581 7th Ave
New York, NY 10039
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Frederick Douglass Academy serves 1,360 students in grades 6-12.
Frederick Douglass Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Frederick Douglass Academy's student population of 1,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

Frederick Douglass Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Academy is 0.47, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2282 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
69%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.71
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Graduation Rate
82%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Frederick Douglass Academy is Harlem Village Academy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 200 James Mccune Smith School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York P.S. 200 James Mccune Smith School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    0.0 miles
    2589 7th Ave
    New York, NY 10039
    (212) 491-6636
    0 PK-5 390
  • New York Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 222 students
    0.1 miles
    276 W 151st St
    New York, NY 10027
    (212) 368-8731
    0.1 K-5 222
  • New York Harlem Village Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 932 students
    0.3 miles
    244 W 144 St-4th Fl
    New York, NY 10027
    (646) 812-9298
    0.3 K-12 932
  • New York P.S. 194 Countee Cullen Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    0.3 miles
    244 W 144th St
    New York, NY 10030
    (212) 690-5954
    0.3 PK-5 231
  • New York Global Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 415 students
    0.5 miles
    2350 5th Ave
    New York, NY 10037
    (646) 360-2363
    0.5 K-5 415

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