Frederick Douglass Academy



Frederick Douglass Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Frederick Douglass Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 106
7 111
8 113
9 292
10 296
11 300
12 251
UG 1

Frederick Douglass Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 5 School District located in New York, NY. It has 1,470 students in grades 6th through 12th. Frederick Douglass Academy is the 130th largest public high school in New York and the 3,333rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.01

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Frederick Douglass Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 797
(54%)
2,651
(50%)
 Female 673
(46%)
2,608
(50%)

Frederick Douglass Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,086
(74%)
2,882
(55%)
 Hispanic 334
(23%)
1,819
(35%)
 White 23
(2%)
251
(5%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
232
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
37
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Frederick Douglass Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,032
(70%)
3,715
(71%)
 Not Eligible 343
(23%)
1,183
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(6%)
361
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Frederick Douglass Academy is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Frederick Douglass Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Frederick Douglass Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1387
2006 1504
2007 1419
2008 1520
2009 1597
2010 1545
2011 1549
2012 1470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 19.5
2007 16.1
2008 18.1
2009 18.8
2010 19.3
2011 19.9
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45565969718818
2006 0.42021276595745
2007 0.6814658210007
2008 0.71710526315789
2009
2010 0.65501618122977
2011 0.77921239509361
2012 0.76666666666667

Compare Frederick Douglass Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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