Frederick Douglass High School

2301 Gwynns Falls Pky
Baltimore, MD 21217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Frederick Douglass High School serves 1,132 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Frederick Douglass High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass High School's student population of 1,132 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Douglass High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank
53%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
100%
34%
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White
n/a
39%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frederick Douglass High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Scoren/a0.40
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Graduation Rate
59%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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