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Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School

Overview written by the school: Founded in 2004 and inspired by the life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass Academy VII (FDA VII) is located in the Brownsville area and built on Dr. Lorraine Monroe's vision of academic and personal excellence for all students. The school mission involves the creation of a collaborative work environment which nurtures intellectual diversity, prepares scholars to attend an institution of higher learning, and to become active citizens in their larger communities. FDA VII is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and chartered by the National Honor Society.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 56% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 82% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 37% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School
Code: K80X
Program description: Intensive academic program focused on English language arts, communications, mathematics, journalism, public speaking, dance, and art. College preparatory advisory in grade 10.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 324
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 101
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Double Dutch
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 153
Start time: 9:22am
End time: 3:38pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Brownsville
Neighborhood: Brownsville

School Number: K175
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 316
Council district: 41
Census tract: 924
BIN: 3081419
BBL: 3035410001

About Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School

Contacts

Address: 226 BRISTOL STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11212
Latitude: 40.665878
Longitude: -73.911705
Phone number: 718-485-3789
Fax number: 718-922-2761
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/K514
Subway lines near the school: 3 to Rockaway Ave
Bus lines near the school: B12, B14, B15, B60, B7

Hotels near Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School

District Borough Number: 
23K514
Academic opportunities: 

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Full-Time college advisor, College-Prep curriculum, Annual local and overnight college tours, Expanded Success Initiative (ESI)

CUNY College Now with Brooklyn College, Baruch College STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program), Brownsville Youth Court

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), School Construction Authority Summer Internships, International Travel

PENCIL Business School Partnership, Digital Ready, Girls ROCK, Summer Scholars, FDA VII HS/Grace Church Regents Prep and Life Skills

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