Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done....
Frederick Douglass (read all quotes)

FDA on Good Morning America


See how Mrs. Viau uses DonorsChoose.org

Congratulations to Ms. Viau along with 2 current and 2 former FDA students who were featured and interviewed by T. J. Holmes on the national talk show Good Morning America (GMA) on ABC, which aired on September 6, 2018.  Hear about how the crowdsourcing website DonorsChoose helps public school teachers obtain resources to supply the classroom and allow their students to learn in new and exciting ways.

Welcome Video

The Frederick Douglass Academy offers a college preparatory education for grades 6-12 and is known for its rigorous academic program with a proven track record of success by encouraging students to challenge themselves, take pride in their hard work, and commitments.

Visit our Alumni Video Testimonials to hear the experiences of some of our former students.