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)

School Calendars


You can download the complete Frederick Douglass Academy 2016-2017 calendar here – FDA 2016-2017 Calendar.

You can download the PTA and SLT team calendars here – PTA/SLT Calendar.

Sep
21
Thu
Rosh Hashanah (schools closed)
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Oct
9
Mon
Columbus Day Observed (schools closed)
Oct 9 all-day
Nov
7
Tue
Election Day – Students do not attend school.
Nov 7 all-day

Election Day Students do not attend school. Chancellor‘s Conference Day for Staff Development.

Nov
23
Thu
Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed)
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Dec
25
Mon
Winter Recess (schools closed)
Dec 25 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day

Students return on Tuesday January 2, 2018.

Jan
15
Mon
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Jan 15 all-day
Jan
26
Fri
Regents scoring day – FDA High School students do not attend school
Jan 26 all-day

Regents scoring day – FDA High School students do not attend school

Jan
29
Mon
Chancellor’s Conference Day for High Schools – FDA High School students do not attend school.
Jan 29 all-day

Chancellor’s Conference Day for High Schools – FDA High School students do not attend school.

Jan
30
Tue
Spring Term begins for High School students
Jan 30 all-day
Feb
16
Fri
Lunar New Year and Midwinter Recess (schools closed)
Feb 16 – Feb 23 all-day

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.