Frederick Douglass High School
Frederick Douglass High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for gree lunch (Top 10%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)
- Frederick Douglass High School's student population of 1132 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||1,132 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||64 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Frederick Douglass High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year Data||This School||State Level (MD)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||15:1|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a|
- The school district of Frederick Douglass High School is Baltimore City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
- Baltimore City School District's student population of 83,666 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 66% over five school years.
- The revenue/student of $15,902 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
- The district's spending/student of $16,105 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
|School District Name||Baltimore City School District|
|Number of Schools|
|Number of Students Managed||83,666||17,941|
|District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|District Graduation Rate|
|District Total Revenue||$1,348 MM||$295 MM|
|District Spending||$1,365 MM||$298 MM|
|District Revenue / Student||$15,902||$16,454|
|District Spending / Student||$16,105||$16,634|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Baltimore Robert W. Coleman Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 357 students
2400 Windsor Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410)396-0764 0.2 PK-5 357
- Baltimore Coppin Academy Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
2500 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
(410)951-2602 0.5 9-12 336
- Baltimore Westside Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 287 students
2235 N Fulton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410)396-0628 0.5 PK-5 287
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