Frederick Douglass Academy VII High School (23K514)

226 Bristol Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-485-3789
Hours: 08:20am - 02:55pm
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Subway: 3 to Rockaway Av
Bus: B12, B14, B15, B60, B7
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Program Details
College Preparation Program (K80X)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Intensive academic program focused on English language arts, communications, mathematics, journalism, public speaking, dance, and art. College preparatory advisory in grade 10.

Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
College Preparation Program (K80X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

48 / 88 (0.55)
21 / 20 (1.05)
Offers - Waitlist
About 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.

Academic Highlights: AP Courses Available, College Now courses

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Dress Code, Internship Expected, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Uniform

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Uncredited])
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch
Other Sports
Step, Swimming, Table Tennis
Elbaum Clubhouse, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Inc. , New Visions, Bro Experience, Stem in Dance, Ifetayo , Camba
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 92% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 84% 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 33.30%
4-Year College 13.30%
Other Postsecondary 2.20%
Unknown 51.20%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.10%
Female 48.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.40%
Black 73.50%
Hispanic 19.30%
White 0.90%
Other 5.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 38.90%
White 33.30%
Other 27.80%