Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School (09X517)

3630 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456, Bronx
Phone: 718-538-9726
Email: grosario@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:20am - 02:50pm
School Website: https://fdaiiibx.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/47131
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/09X517/HS/
Bus: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx21, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS
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About

Frederick Douglass Academy III had an 87% graduation rate for the 2021 - 2022 school year, and projects to have a 90% graduation rate for the 2022 - 2023 school year. Our Mission is to empower every scholar, every day through culturally relevant and engaging instruction with support for the whole child.

Academic Highlights: AP Courses Available, College in High School courses (Barnard College at Columbia University/Microeconomics, UPenn/Grit Lab: the psychology of passion, perseverance and success) through National Equity Grit Lab, Our scholars participate in College Now and we are National Honor's Society school, Additional course offerings such as Coding, Robotics, Entrepreneurship, College Exploration, Dance and Yoga.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Extended Day, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Summer Session, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (Advanced Placement), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Archery, Cheerleading, Dance
Activities
Behind the Book program in which our Grade 9 scholars create their own book, , Additional clubs such as: Boys and Girls, Mindfulness, Chess, Cooking, Video club and Music, Podcast club
Programs
Frederick Douglass Academy III(X63X)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

FDA III empowers every scholar, every day through culturally relevant programs: a structured and sequential curriculum, enrichment programs, mentorship and guidance, wellness supports, family engagement, clubs, sports, community development, and academic support. Our school provides AP courses, NYU College Advising, College Now classes at Lehman College, and opportunities for Mentorship and Summer Internships with Bronxworks.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
221
255
    Grade 12 Students
68
60
    Grade 11 Students
61
72
    Grade 10 Students
59
71
    Grade 9 Students
33
52
Graduation %
87
75
College %
34
38
Frederick Douglass Academy III (X63X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

34 / 86 (0.40)
17 / 22 (0.77)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 86% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.86%
Academic Engagement 
  71.25%
Safety 
  78.78%
Bully Prevention 
  71.63%
Inclusivity 
  91.60%
Mental Support 
  78.90%
Environment 
  76.27%
Post-School Support 
  90.33%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.00%
School Satisfaction 
  83.83%
Student Behavior 
  58.33%
Student Support 
  84.20%
School Leadership 
  88.87%
Instructional Clarity 
  81.60%
Instructional Development 
  84.00%
Post-School Support 
  98.25%
Family Responses - 33% responded
Education 
  97.25%
Teacher Support 
  93.50%
Safety 
  99.00%
School Community 
  91.11%
School Leadership 
  98.82%
Post-School Support 
  99.00%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  88.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  44
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  25
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  30.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  379
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  399
Postsecondary
2-Year College 19.10%
4-Year College 16.10%
Other Postsecondary 2.90%
Unknown 61.90%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 46.60%
Female 53.40%
English Language Learners:
  16.30%
Students with IEPs:
  28.50%
Economic Need Index:
  93.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Black 43.40%
Hispanic 55.70%
White 0.90%
Other 0.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 41.70%
Hispanic 29.20%
White 20.80%
Other 8.30%
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