School Building Closure
Our school building is closed util at least March 25, 2021. Scholars are expected to report to their remote classes daily.
Welcome to our COVID response page. Below you’ll find all the critical information about how Frederick Douglass Academy VII is changing the way we operate to reduce the risk of COVID infection.
Any staff or student who will be learning ON SITE during the 2020-2021 school year is required to provide consent for COVID-19 testing. The consent forms are available in many languages.
All staff, scholars and visitors to the building must complete a MANDATORY Health Screening prior to entering the building each day. Scholars will need to login using their nycstudents.net account. Please follow the on-screen instructions to save the website to your homescreen as an app. student-covid-19-testing-consent-form---september-27-2020.pdf
We are doing everything we can to make sure staff, students, and families are safe.
Please check back regularly, as we will update the information here as conditions change.
Last updated: September 3, 2020
Frederick Douglass Academy VIII has chosen to operate on the NYC DOE's model #1 of hybrid learning. See details below.
Model 1: Alternating days with rotating Mondays, two in-person student groups
Students whose families choose fully remote learning will receive remote instruction every day.
We have put safety procedures in place to keep our students and staff healthy.
We are proud to be a Verizon Innovative Learning School for the 2020-2021 School Year. All scholars will receive Internet-ready devices in October 2020 that are expected to be used in school and at home. More information to follow. Complete the MOU documents at www.tinyurl.com/fda8chromebooks to secure your device. Valid only for current scholars.