Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School (20K505)

5800 20 Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-621-8800
Hours: 9:42am - 4:32pm
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Subway: F to Bay Parkway-22nd Av; N to 20th Av
Bus: B11, B6, B8, B9
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Program Details
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School ACES 15:1 Program (K16Y)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School ACES 15:1 Program (K16Y)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
About the School

FDR's Pillars of Diversity, Equity, Empowerment and Persistence (DEEP) guide us in all that we do. Our vision is to provide the best education and preparation for college and career to every student who walks into our building. We do this by supporting all learners, both academically and emotionally via a focus on Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education, while providing access to a wide variety of coursework and educational experiences focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). The FDR learning community celebrates the diversity within our family and works together to graduate young adults who will continue to serve the greater community. FDR High School: Brooklyn's Bridge To Your Future.

Academic Highlights: FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Software Developer), Pre-Engineering Program, Honors classes in all core subjects, CUNY College Now, extensive math, computer science and science AP coursework opportunities, fully-staffed college office, Naviance for college preparation, trailblazers program, SEO Scholars Program, ACE Mentoring Program, Yleana Leadership Academy. FDR focuses on college and career!, Science and Environmental Research: Design of original research; technical report writing for submission to citywide and national competitions,; gain an appreciation of the natural and urban environment; hydroponics/aquaponics; focus on careers in public policy, green industries and environmental science., Exciting and current, extensive elective and major course offerings including: Programming/robotics, 3-d printing, photography, videography, Illustrator and Photoshop, forensics, piano, marching band, and more!, Extensive support offered to English Language Learners including Transitional Bilingual Educational classes in Spanish and Mandarin, New for 2023! Medical Careers and Health Sciences: Prepare students for college and careers in medical/health sciences; focus on health of the global environment; internships at hospitals, rehabilitation centers and medical/dental offices

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, FutureReadyNYC School, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

English Language Learner Programs: Dual Language: Chinese;Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Mandarin, Spanish
ELL Programs
Dual Language: Chinese;Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese, Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy, Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Fitness Club, Step
Clubs: Anime, Art Club, ASPIRA, Band, Cheerleaders, Chess Club, Christian Club, Dance Club, Dreamer's Club, FDR Theater Company, Green Thumb Club, Green Squad, Gamer's Club, Hire Cause, Hispanic Club, Jewish Club, KPop Club, Magazine Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model UN, Movie Club, Multicultural Show, Muslim Student Association, My Brother's Keeper, My Sister's Keepr, National Honor Society, New Dealer, Fright Club, Origami Club, Peer Mediation, Rainbow Pride, Regents Preparation, Robotics, Science Olympiad, Step, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, The Lounge, Tutoring
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 66% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 91% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 16% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 18.40%
4-Year College 36.80%
Other Postsecondary 0.30%
Unknown 44.50%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 59.30%
Female 40.70%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 33.00%
Black 9.00%
Hispanic 40.50%
White 15.30%
Other 2.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 16.40%
Black 11.90%
Hispanic 16.00%
White 47.90%
Other 7.80%