Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School

District

Overview

  • School Number: K452

  • Accessibility: Partially Accessible

  • Grades: 06,07,08,SE

  • Students: 248

  • Geographic District: 19

  • Borough: Brooklyn

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
Chantal Grandchamps, Principal
Parent Coordinator
Ladrecia Balfour
Respect for All Liaison
William Rohan
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
William Rohan
How to report bullying
Space
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number
19K452

Superintendent and District Contacts

Superintendent
Thomas Mcbryde Jr
Family Support Coordinator
Victoria Edwards
Address
590 Sheffield Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone
718-240-2700
Education Council President
Joyce French
Education Council Phone
718-240-2743

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
K346 - 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

The New York City Department of Education serves free breakfast and lunch to all NYC students.
For Students Eating In School
See what's on the menu:
Breakfast
Lunch
For Summer Meals
  • Free breakfast and lunch meals are available for all New Yorkers at select locations
  • Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • No registration, ID, or documentation required
  • All meals are Grab and Go, not to be consumed on site
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
  • Vegetarian meals are available at all locations
  • Kosher and Halal meals are available at select locations
  • There will be no service Monday, July 5th (Independence Day Observed) and Tuesday, July 20th (Eid-ul-Adha)
  • See link below to find a location near you:
Find a Free Meal Location

Admissions

This school admits students in the below grade bands. Click on the grade band you are interested in to learn more about this school.
Middle School

Summer School

Students from this school will go to summer school at the following location(s): (If you see multiple locations, contact your home school or call 311 for more information.)
  • P.S. 346 Abe Stark
  • Program: Summer Rising
  • 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11239
  • Grades: 06 - 08
  • Dates: 07/06/2021 - 08/20/2021
  • 08:30AM - 06:00PM
  • Frederick Douglass Academy VIII Middle School
  • Program: Asd
  • 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11239
  • Grades: 06 - 08
  • Dates: 07/06/2021 - 08/03/2021
  • 08:30AM - 12:30PM

School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot - Middle School
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement.
School Quality Guide - Middle School
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
Quality Review Report 2018-2019
Quality Review Report 2015-2016
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard - Middle School

Reports

Building Accessibility Profile

Building 1
K346 - 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue - Partially Accessible
Rating
1 out of 10 - There is general access to at least some of the ground floor through an accessible entrance, although not all spaces contained within the ground floor may be accessible. There are no accessible bathrooms or classrooms.
View BAP Report
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