Chris Papst, Fox Baltimore, May 17, 2017
A Project Baltimore investigation has found five Baltimore City high schools and one middle school do not have a single student proficient in the state tested subjects of math and English.
The schools are:
- Booker T. Washington Middle School
- Frederick Douglass High School
- Achievement Academy at Harbor City
- New Era Academy
- Excel Academy at Francis M. Wood High
- New Hope Academy
High school students are tested by the state in math and English. Their scores place them in one of five categories – a four or five is considered proficient and one through three are not. At Frederick Douglass, 185 students took the state math test last year and 89 percent fell into the lowest level. Just one student approached expectations and scored a three.