Frederick Douglass High School

  • Frederick Douglass High School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Frederick Douglass High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass High School's student population of 187 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Douglass High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#2001 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
46%
16%
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White
30%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.47
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Graduation Rate70-74%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia 93 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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