Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School (27Q260)

8-21 Bay 25 Street, Queens, NY 11691, Queens
Phone: 718-471-2154
Hours: 08:20am - 02:39pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: A to Beach 25th St
Bus: Q22, QM17
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Program Details
Culinary Arts (Q76C)
Culinary Arts

Students enter a 4 year culinary program that encompasses various culinary career pathways to baking, food safety, prep, and management. By year 3 students are participating in full hands on cooking experience. Students will graduate OSHA certified and will compete in cooking competitions.

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) Open 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 %
Culinary Arts (Q76C)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

13 / 28 (0.46)
5 / 6 (0.83)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Welcome to Frederick Douglass Academy. At FDA VI, we offer a personalized educational experience. From our robust programs (culinary, game design/graphic arts, and business technology), to our robust instructional programs, AP courses, an exciting advisory programs, and sports teams, this is truly the place to be. Our personalized programs provides ongoing academic and social-emotional support. AT FDA VI WE R.I.S.E. Together, we are Resilient, have Integrity, provide a good Service, and Empower each other for excellence...

Academic Highlights: Advisories include - ADVISORY (Required 9-12) – All students take advisory during all four years of their high school experience. Advisories provide a strong home-school connection and much needed social emotional support. Weekly Advisory Courses include Welcoming Advisory, Balloon, LGTBQ, Spirit, Hair fairies, Life skills, Girls Inc, My Brothers Keeper (MBK), dance, theater, social media, and more, FDA VI - We offer AP courses, College Now, Dual College enrollment program, internships, Work/Learn/Grow, FDA VI ELECTIVES/COLLEGE PREP – Elective course include classes such as Business technology, Accounting, financial literacy Digital Photo, Game Design, Coding, Art, and Dance. College Prep classes include AP Classes, CUNY College Now courses, and University in the High School at SUNY Farmingdale

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Dress Code, Extended Day, Health Center, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Summer Session

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 English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Double Dutch
Clubs: Music Band ,Art, Hair Fairies, LGBTQ, Art club, Cooking Club, Dance
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 93% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 92% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 33% 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 13.60%
4-Year College 11.00%
Unknown 75.40%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.50%
Female 48.50%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.50%
Black 44.00%
Hispanic 49.60%
White 1.90%
Other 3.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 36.00%
White 52.00%
Other 12.00%