Frederick Douglass High School

  • Frederick Douglass High School serves 906 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass High School's student population of 906 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students906 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same 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 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1157 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
17%
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Black
100%
34%
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White
n/a
37%
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Diversity Score0.000.72
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Graduation Rate
70%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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