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Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School

Overview written by the school: Frederick Douglass Academy VII HS provides students with college readiness and career exploration opportunities. The school's mission is to foster a collaborative work environment which nurtures intellectual diversity and prepares students to attend institutions of higher learning and become active members of society. Students participate in AP courses, College Now, college tours, SAT preparatory workshops, Lifeguard Cert., Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Barbering, Drivers Ed, and many more internships based on individual interests. Our students graduate as productive citizens who are prepared for post-secondary learning and are equipped with a wealth of experiences including community service, domestic and international travel.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86.000001% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 23% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 92.000002% 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: College Preparation Program
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: 192
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 18
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 70
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

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


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: 140
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community Service Expected,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Summer Bridge,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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


Address: 226 Bristol Street, Brooklyn NY 11212 (40.665568,-73.912102)
Latitude: 40.665878
Longitude: -73.911705
Phone number: 718-485-3789
Fax number: 718-922-2761
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 3 to Rockaway Ave
Bus lines near the school: B12, B14, B15, B60, B7

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Academic opportunities: 

Full-Time College Advisor. College prep curricula and New Visions curricula.

CUNY College Now partnership with Brooklyn College and Medgar Evers College.

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

International Discovery and Travel: Spain (2017), Japan (2018), South Africa (2019), Ghana (Year TBA), and South America (Year TBA).

Academic Partnerships: Boys & Girls Club of America (onsite daily); Grace Tutoring; Revolution Prep and FDA7 Prep.

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