Frederick Douglass High School

Frederick Douglass High School’s vision is to elevate 21st-century learners into integrated citizens through academies that specifically cater to our population’s diverse interests and professional opportunities in the community.

Our mission is to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve at high levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society.

Welcome Letter from Mr. Diaz

Blood Drive October 26th

Sign up in E104 (Mr Miller's room) to donate blood in the first FDHS Blood Drive.

You must be 16 or older to donate.

Become an Academy Ambassador

Students interested in representing their academy as ambassadors should get an application from their academy principal or counselor.

For the flyer with more informaiton, use this link.


Buy a Yearbook or something from our "school store" through Jostens with this link.

October Parent Newsletter

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UK College of Pharmacy Preview Day Dec 2.

On December 2nd, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will be hosting a Pharmacy Preview Day for all high school and undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in pharmacy. The event will be held at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, and open for students, educators, and their families. We will provide light refreshments, have breakout sessions for students and their guests to learn about pharmacy school, and provide tours of our facilities.

We would encourage all students that are interested in the healthcare field to attend the event! This will be a fantastic opportunity to meet faculty, current students, and pharmacists who work in the cutting edge of medical sciences. The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is ranked in the top ten in the nation, and recognized world-wide for cutting edge developments in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.

Date: December 2, 2017

Time: 9:30 am – 2 pm

Cost: Free!

Registration Link:

Registration Deadline: November 22nd

Interested in applying for our Biomedical SciencesPLTW Logo Magnet Program for the 2018-19 school year?

On Thursday, September 28th, Frederick Douglass High School will be holding an information session on the Biomedical Sciences Magnet Program from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Auditorium.

Click here for informaiton on Biomedical Sciences

Click here for more information from the district.

Click here to apply.

Download the Douglass App!

Available on the iOS and Android platforms, this app will keep you connected to all things Douglass. We are regularly updating it with important information and events.

Simply scan the QR code or click on the link for your type of device.

Links are case sensitive.




FDHS Juniors and Seniors interested in DUAL CREDIT, act now!


FIRST, email Mr. Melton at: with the title, "DUAL CREDIT ENROLLMENT" to ensure you are eligible on the Douglass Roster for the course(s).  Please include the student's FIRST and LAST name along with the specific courses of interest.

NEXT, Apply online at: - select "How to Apply"

All students MUST be accepted to EKU before they can enroll in their interested courses. Remember, spaces are limited.

FINALLY, print, sign and return the "Eligibility and Tuition Acknowledgment" form to Mr. Melton.

A high school code is not necessary for the application - simply include the school address:

Frederick Douglass High School

2000 Winchester Rd

Lexington, KY 40509

FDHS Information Sheet

School Information & Registration

Registration Information

2017-2018 Frederick Douglass Registration Process Online

Parent Forum Powerpoint

The Academies of Frederick Douglass High School

Pathways, Courses, and Certifications

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Dress Code
Rotary Youth Exchange Program



Parent-Teacher Association

New HS PTA will be a vital focus of our vison and mission for a collaborative community.

Meeting Dates and Times:

New HS PTA will meet the first Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm in the SBDM room.


The Academies of Lexington Video