Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Frederick Douglass Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).
Frederick Douglass Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Frederick Douglass Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Frederick Douglass Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#24 out of 204 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education
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