Frederick Douglass High School

  • Frederick Douglass High School serves 1,083 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Frederick Douglass High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
  • Baltimore City School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1083 students has grown by 37% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,083 students
Frederick Douglass High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Frederick Douglass High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Frederick Douglass High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeFrederick Douglass High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Frederick Douglass High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Frederick Douglass High School Asian Students (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
15%
Frederick Douglass High School Black Students (2012-2013)
Black
n/a
34%
Frederick Douglass High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
40%
Frederick Douglass High School White Students (2002-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Frederick Douglass High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.010.70
Frederick Douglass High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
39%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Frederick Douglass High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore City School District's student population of 83,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 56% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,905 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,108 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
28
Number of Students Managed83,88817,887
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate61%87%
Baltimore City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,348 MM$243 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$1,365 MM$239 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,905$14,280
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,108$14,036
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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