Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School

2118 West Norris St.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School serves 749 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School's student population of 749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students749 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2565 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
98%
15%
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White
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66%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.53
This chart display the diversity score of Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick Douglass Mastery Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter School is High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dick William School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Dick William School Math: 3% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 513 students
    0.3 miles
    2498 W Diamond St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5081
    0.3 K-8 513
  • Philadelphia Alliance For Progress Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 468 students
    0.4 miles
    1821-39 Cecil B Moore Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 232-4892
    0.4 K-8 468
  • Philadelphia Gideon Edward School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 277 students
    0.5 miles
    2817 W Glenwood Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5072
    0.5 PK-8 277
  • Philadelphia High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-12 | 889 students
    0.5 miles
    1600 W Norris St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5079
    0.5 7-12 889
  • Philadelphia Meade Gen George C School Math: 8% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 394 students
    0.5 miles
    1600 N 18th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5062
    0.5 PK-8 394

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