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At Frederick A. Douglass High School, we strive to get students to and through college, while providing a genuine New Orleans high school experience that includes a variety of extra-curricular activities, milestones such as Homecoming and Prom, and culturally responsive educational experiences unique to our students in our city.
FDHS is also home to FDHS Early College Academy, which gives students the opportunity to earn 60 college credits and an associate's degree by the time they graduate high school. This is the first program of its kind in the state of Louisiana.
In addition FDHS also offers advanced classes in AP Calculus, AP English Literature, AP English Language, AP Government, AP US History, AP World History, AP Seminar, Senior College Scholars, and Bard College Classes.
Frederick A. Douglass High School is also the first RSD school to achieve an "A" letter grade and the first RSD school to return to OPSB.
School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:37 p.m., with after-school busses until 5:00 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student Drop-Off/Pick Up: Pick up/ Drop off along St. Claude or Pauline Street when busses are not in formation.
Visitor Information: Visitors should enter through St. Claude to sign in at front desk. Please park along St. Claude, Rampart, or Alvar or the parking lot on Pauline.

Important Contacts
Call the front office at 504-373-6255 to:
Report an absence
Make a transportation request
Update parent/guardian information
Mrs. Pierre-Floyd, School Leader
School Operations, Danneka Mitchell, dmitchell@kippneworleans.org

School Culture:
Mr. Jones, Assistant Principal
Mr. Bartlett, Assistant Principal
Mr. Lang, Dean of Students
Ms. Roberts, Dean of Students
Bullying Point Of Contact
Mr. Jones, Assistant Principal
Mr. Lang, Dean of Students
Ms. Carthon, SPED Coordinator
Nurse Magee, School Nurse
Mrs. Reed, Social Worker (10th & 11th)
Mrs. Eakin, Social Worker (9th & 12th)
To volunteer: please contact Tamika White at twhite@kippneworleans.org
For all school based transportation concerns, contact: Danneka Mitchell, dmitchell@kippneworleans.org or call (504)373-6255.
You can also reach Hammond's Transportation at (504)662-0261 
*Hammond's Transportation does SPED transportation for all KNOS schools*