We are the TIGERS!

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T = Trustworthy

I = Intellectual

G = Generous

E  =  Enthusiastic

R = Respectful

S = Supportive


Frederick Douglass Academy VIII's Mission and Vision

Vision Statement

Our vision is to empower each scholar to become lifelong learners that will contribute to global society through self-discipline, independence, citizenship, motivation and excellence.


Mission Statement

Frederick Douglass Academy VIII is dedicated to:

  • Creating opportunities for social-emotional reflection and finding new ways to connect remotely to support scholars and families in need
  • Adapting existing resources to bridge the transition to remote learning and foster 21st century skills to create independent digital citizens.
  • Providing flexible and engaging student centered virtual instruction to address the diverse learning needs of our scholars.