Frederick Douglass Academy

  • Frederick Douglass Academy serves 34 students in grades 7-11.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Frederick Douglass Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass Academy's student population of 34 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 68% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-11
Total Students34 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Academy is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1592 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
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Black
76%
9%
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White
6%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.59
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrockton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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