226 Bristol St
Brooklyn, NY 11212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Frederick Douglass Academy Vii High School serves 143 students in grades 9-12.
Frederick Douglass Academy Vii High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (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 ≥80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Frederick Douglass Academy Vii High School's student population of 143 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Academy Vii High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Vii High School is 0.30, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1042 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
28%
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Black
83%
17%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
55-59%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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