Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School

  • Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School serves 253 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School's student population of 253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3924 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
65%
26%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frederick Douglass Academy V Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.480.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #12 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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