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Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School

Grades: 9-12
3630 Third Avenue
Bronx NY 10456
Phone: 718-538-9726

Our Insights

Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School is a high school in Claremont Village serving grades 9 through 12. This school shares the building with IS 219 and Kappa. This school has Ed. Opt. or Open admissions, meaning students of all academic performance levels will be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

The principal has been leading this school since 2014.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
47%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
89%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
91%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
67%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
3%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
63%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
3.7

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
72%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
41%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
26%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
59%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
408
Asian
1%
Black
43%
Hispanic
52%
White
2%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
86%
Students with disabilities
26%
English language learners
20%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
77%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
61%
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
41%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
70%
68% Citywide Average


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Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Frederick Douglass Academy III
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Requirements:
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Community Service
  • Regents
Program Description:

We pride ourselves on our four core values: community awareness, respect, professionalism, and education. Scholars engage in a rigorous learning experience that encourages them to adopt these core values, starting as early as freshman year. FDA III empowers every scholar, every day through culturally relevant programs: a structured and sequential curriculum, enrichment programs, mentorship & guidance, wellness supports, family engagement, community development, and academic support.

Academics

Language Courses

French, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP United States History

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Basketball, Soccer

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Stunt

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools
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Contact & Location

Location

Claremont Village (District 9)
Trains: N/A
Buses: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx21, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS

Contact

Principal
Jumel Carlos
Parent Coordinator
Genesis Rosario

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with IS 219 and Kappa
Metal detectors?
Yes

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